Endive, Batavian Full Heart

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80-90 Days. This refined and healthful green has a mild flavor and buttery, tender heart. The health benefits of endive have been studied, and research shows this chicory relative is high in a range of vitamins and minerals. A 2-cup serving contains 289 percent of the daily recommended value of vitamin K! Endive also contains kaempferol, a flavonoid that may reduce the risk of certain cancers. A rightful winner of All Americas Select Award 1934. Sumptuous and nutritious greens with broad thick curled leaves are more mild than related escarole but still possess the signature nutritious bitter bite of the chicory family. The blanched white hearts have incredible, velvety soft mouth feel.

  • 80-90 Days
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 5-10 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1/4"
  • Ideal Temperature: 45-75 F
  • Plant Spacing: 12" 
  • Frost Hardy: Yes
  • Cichorium endivia

Growing Tips: Prefers rich, well-drained soil. Sow in mid-summer to mature in cool autumn weather. Germination may be improved by starting seeds indoors where they are sheltered from intense summer heat.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 300
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