Curly endive grow and care – herbaceous leaf plant of the genus Cichorium also known as Frisée or Frisee, Curly endive perennial deciduous plant also used as medical plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10. Curly endive leaves
Leaves color white, green or yellow can be more than one color, leaves slender serrated like a feather.
Flower color blue in small size 1-3 cm, the flowers grow on inflorescence, buds also edible.
Root edible and also used for medical uses, the taste is sweet the color is white with brown peel; root size is 5-12 cm.
Curly endive for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Curly endive growing and care:
Weed free, moist, mulch, cold weather
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: ? Spring or autumn, in warm summer climate in autumn Planting season: Lettuce aphid, leaf-miners, slug Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All season How to prune: Dead leaves and if there is no use in the seeds recommend cutting the inflorescence Size of the plant? Top size 5-20 cm (2-8 inches) root size is 5-12 cm (2-10 inches). Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Blue flower in small size 1-3 cm, the flowers grow on inflorescence Pollination is done by: Bees Uses of Curly endive flower Salad : Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season 50-70 days Can be cut leaf by leaf at the time or all the head How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Green leaves, inner leaves grow like head green with white or yellow. Uses of Curly endive leaves: Salad, eaten raw Roots White with brown peel with sweet taste, the root size is 5-12 cm. Information about Curly endive root: When to pull up Curly endive root: All year Uses of Curly endive root Beverage : Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Annual plant, Deciduous, Herbaceous, Leaf plant, Perennial plant
Colored leaves, Edible plants, Medical uses
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Edible flowers, Edible leaves, Edible Roots
Beverage, Eaten raw, Leafy vegetables, Pickles, Salad