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Dried chicory can also be added to coffee and is a popular beverage in New Orleans!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-herb-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Herb Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eItalian Dandelion (Chicory) Herb Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e \n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e Cichorium intybus\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 20+(baby leaves, flowers) 65+(roots) Perennial\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Planting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Plant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12-18”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\/loose-leaf\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich, slightly acidic and well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Cool\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun to partial shade\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Serrated forest-green leaves and stems, paisley flowers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e verdant greens similar to chicory, nectar-sweet flowers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eTrue (Wild) Dandelion Herb Growing Habits\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO (Taraxacum officinale) Italian (Chicory) Dandelion plants grow as vigorous tender perennials. 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Cichorium intybus. True wild Dandelions grow as tender perennials that originate from Italy and are technically a family member of chicory herbs. Italian Dandelions, which are different from True Dandelions, are vigorous growers and entirely edible with forest-green leaves that provide savory flavor when cooked, similar to collard greens. Dried chicory can also be added to coffee and is a popular beverage in New Orleans!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-herb-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Herb Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eItalian Dandelion (Chicory) Herb Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e \n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e Cichorium intybus\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 20+(baby leaves, flowers) 65+(roots) Perennial\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Planting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Plant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12-18”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\/loose-leaf\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich, slightly acidic and well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Cool\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun to partial shade\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Serrated forest-green leaves and stems, paisley flowers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e verdant greens similar to chicory, nectar-sweet flowers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eTrue (Wild) Dandelion Herb Growing Habits\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO (Taraxacum officinale) Italian (Chicory) Dandelion plants grow as vigorous tender perennials. As heirlooms, chicory will develop upright and reach 2-5’ tall. Chicory herbs as Italian Dandelion loose-leaf varieties begin producing baby greens that should be picked early in the season. Once chicory reaches full maturity, it grows forest-green serrated leaves, with nectar-sweet paisley flowers by late spring or fall. Next year, your nutrient-rich dandelion roots will be ready. As your region has its first frost, dandelion herbs die back, keeping their roots overwinter.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eThe Brief History of Italian (Chicory) Dandelion Garden Herb\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eItalian Dandelions are not technically dandelions but are a family member of the loose-leaf chicory family. As these vigorous and tender perennial herbs come from Italy, Italian Dandelions original name was “Cicoria” which over time became associated with these green cool-season dandelions.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eThe Health Benefits of Italian Dandelion (Chicory) Herb \u0026amp; Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThese verdant chicory herbs are rich in iron, essential vitamins, magnesium and noted as an all-around health powerhouse. When it comes to antioxidants, Italian Dandelions provide eight times more than other leafy greens like spinach—according to Jo Robinson from her book Eating on the Wild Side.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\n\u003ch3\u003eItalian Dandelion (Chicory) Garden Herb Seeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 g - Approximately 700 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1\/4 oz - Approximately 5,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 20,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 80,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Non-GMO, Heirloom Italian (Chicory) Dandelion Herb Garden Seed from True Leaf Market. Cichorium intybus. True wild Dandelions grow as tender perennials that originate from Italy and are technically a family member of chicory herbs. Italian Dandelions, which are different from True Dandelions, are vigorous growers and entirely edible with forest-green leaves that provide savory flavor when cooked, similar to collard greens. Dried chicory can also be added to coffee and is a popular beverage in New Orleans!

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Italian Dandelion (Chicory) Herb Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Cichorium intybus
  • Days to Maturity: 20+(baby leaves, flowers) 65+(roots) Perennial
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-9
  • Seed Planting Depth: 1/4”
  • Seed Plant Spacing: 12-18”
  • Growth Habit: Upright/loose-leaf
  • Soil Preference: Rich, slightly acidic and well-drained
  • Temp Preference: Cool
  • Light Preference: Full sun to partial shade
  • Color: Serrated forest-green leaves and stems, paisley flowers
  • Flavor: verdant greens similar to chicory, nectar-sweet flowers

True (Wild) Dandelion Herb Growing Habits

Non-GMO (Taraxacum officinale) Italian (Chicory) Dandelion plants grow as vigorous tender perennials. As heirlooms, chicory will develop upright and reach 2-5’ tall. Chicory herbs as Italian Dandelion loose-leaf varieties begin producing baby greens that should be picked early in the season. Once chicory reaches full maturity, it grows forest-green serrated leaves, with nectar-sweet paisley flowers by late spring or fall. Next year, your nutrient-rich dandelion roots will be ready. As your region has its first frost, dandelion herbs die back, keeping their roots overwinter.

The Brief History of Italian (Chicory) Dandelion Garden Herb

Italian Dandelions are not technically dandelions but are a family member of the loose-leaf chicory family. As these vigorous and tender perennial herbs come from Italy, Italian Dandelions original name was “Cicoria” which over time became associated with these green cool-season dandelions.

The Health Benefits of Italian Dandelion (Chicory) Herb & Seed

These verdant chicory herbs are rich in iron, essential vitamins, magnesium and noted as an all-around health powerhouse. When it comes to antioxidants, Italian Dandelions provide eight times more than other leafy greens like spinach—according to Jo Robinson from her book Eating on the Wild Side.

Italian Dandelion (Chicory) Garden Herb Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 g - Approximately 700 Seeds
  • 1/4 oz - Approximately 5,000 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Approximately 20,000 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 80,000 Seeds
 
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