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Endive - Broadleaf Batavian

Endive - Broadleaf Batavian

Cichorium endivia

HEIRLOOM -A beautiful variety with large, broad, slightly twisted lettuce-like leaves formed around 12-16" creamy-yellow tight packed heads. Young leaves are a great addition to salad mix. Delicious, highly nutritious and attractive, endive is a member of the chicory family. A great addition raw to any salad, also delicious braised or steamed. Endive is tolerant of cool weather and has a green upright structure, which is prized for its tangy inner leaves. Nutrients: very high in vitamins A, K and folate; vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, manganese, zinc and copper. 

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Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
14,000 1/4 oz NA 90
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
Spring/Fall 40-80°F Full Sun Very Tolerant
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Transplant or Direct Seed 1/4" 3-6" 325
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
8-10" 4-15 Annual 5-7 years
Very easy-to-grow by direct seed in full sun. Planted from early spring to early summer and again from late summer through fall. Succession plantings every 2-3 weeks are recommended for a continual harvest. Harvest above growth point for cut-and-come-again production or thin for full head harvest. Plant Seeds: 1/8" deep with 1-2" between seeds. Soil Temp: 50-85 F. Days to Sprout: 3-12. Thin To/Mature Plant Spacing: don't thin for baby greens, 8-10" mature heads. Seeds/oz: 15,000. Seed Wt./100' Row: 3g. Yield/100' row: 25-35lbs. Days to Harvest: baby leaves in 35, mature greens in 55. Seed Viability: 3-4 yrs.