Endive Indivia Scarola
GENUS: Cichorium SPECIES: endivia
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Central North Island
Number of Seeds: 100
Description: An old Italian variety that has been in New Zealand for many years. It has quite a flat shape with a quartered heart like many old roses. It is beautifully ornamental in the garden and has a very mild delicious taste, tender leaves with a lime green colour, lighter in the heart. Sits well over winter.
Planting Instructions: Sow onto seed raising mix in autumn and cover with 1mm seed raising mix. Prick out at 3 cm diagonal spacing when first 2 leaves appear. Transplant in 3-4 weeks at 25 cm diagonal spacing.