Cichorium endivia

Benefine Frisee - Pelleted

Days to Maturity: 30 days baby, 48 full size

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Exquisite heads of deeply cut leaves with self-blanching, creamy hearts.

A beautiful frisee-type chicory with excellent resistance to tip burn and good bolt tolerance. Plants grow in gorgeous, thin heads that are highly uniform and self-blanching in the heart to reveal tender, sweet leaves that are perfect for salads and other raw preparations. From our partners at Vitalis Seeds. Pelleted seed.

  • Tres Fine Maraichere Frisee-type
  • Spring/summer production
  • Slow to bolt
  • Open-Pollinated
19.3-20.3M (19.8M avg) seeds/oz, 310-325M (317M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1/32 oz approx. 650 seeds. Direct seeding rate: Baby, 60 seeds/foot in a 2" band in rows 2-6" apart. Full size, 15 seeds/foot in a rows 12-18" apart, thin to 8". Transplant: 8-12" apart in rows 12-18" apart.

Cultural Info

Specialty greens are cold hardy and fast growing leafy plants. Days to maturity are from direct seeding, except for chicories (endive, escarole, puntarelle, radicchio,) where days to maturity are from transplant.

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