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Cichorium intybus 'Chianti'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cichorium (sik-KOR-ee-um) (Info)
Species: intybus (IN-tye-bus) (Info)
Cultivar: Chianti

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Jul 12, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A hybrid from Harris Moran, who offrs this description: "Chiantiís large framed plant has globe-shaped and slightly flat heads giving it good weight. It is uniform in size, shape and matruity and has a concentrated harvest period. Chianti has excellent vigor for a quick stand and good holding ability. It proves great results for fresh market and processing."



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