Endive, Escarole ( smooth leaf)
Cichorium endivia 'Cardoncella Barese'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cichorium (sik-KOR-ee-um) (Info)
Species: endivia (en-DIV-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cardoncella Barese

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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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:

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Feb 21, 2008, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A very distinctive escarole from Bari in Puglia. Tall open plant that looks more like a leaf chicory than traditional escarole. Long thick stems. This is from a small regional seed company in Puglia.