Cichorium endivia

Benefine Frisee

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.

  • Tres Fine Maraichere Frisee-type
  • Spring/summer production
  • Slow to bolt
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

Days to maturity are from direct seeding. Specialty greens are a broad category of leafy plants, many of which are cold hardy and fast growing. Crops in this group are gaining popularity due to their ease of culture and unique flavors and colors.

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