Grow chicory for beautiful hearts of radicchio, dense and bittersweet, or for chicons

Vigorous plants best sown summer rather than spring, grow strongly after the solstice and I show the beautiful hearts you can have. In my garden the harvest period is September to November. A look at Palla Rossa and Treviso types, and I explain how you grow chicory roots to force ‘chicons’, which in France are called ‘endives’.

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