Organic Endive: Batavian Broad Leaved

Organic Endive: Batavian Broad Leaved

£2.00

Popular broad leaf variety, with a tightly packed head, mild and light flavour great for salads and casseroles.

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Description

Organic Endive: Batavian Broad Leaved. Cichorium endivia.

A broadleaf Escarole type, the most popular endive today. This variety is perfect for our cooler season growing. A well filled heart with mild tasting crispy leaves.

How to grow:
Protected growing: Sow in Feb/April. Transplant in April and May. Harvest 10 – 12 weeks later June, July and August.
Outdoor growing: Sow May and June. Transplant out in June and July for harvesting up to end of October.

Problem solving:
Keep slugs off when young. Plant out with good spacing to allow air flow around each plant.

Favourite ways to eat them:
Steam and garnish with oil and salt or fry lightly with olive oil and garlic and serve as a side. Eat in salads. A great addition to stews and casseroles.

Cultural history:
A type of chicory, native to Europe.

Avg contents: 150 seeds.

Additional information

Weight 0.005 g
Dimensions 13 × 8 × 0.5 cm

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