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Scientific Name: Cichorium endivia L.
Family: Asteraceae
Chicory (Cichorium  endivia)
'Neos' Endive at the Chicago Botanical Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Probably India

Growth Habits: Annual, fast growing, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water


This is the widely cultivated salad plant. It comes generally as the escarole or broas-leaf endive, and the curly endive. The cultivated varieties generally mature in around 90 days.

Blooming Habits:
Violet or blue flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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