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Pan di Zucchero

Pan di Zucchero Chicory

(80 days) Open-pollinated. The name means ‘sugar loaf’ in Italian. If you associate chicory with bitterness, heirloom Pan di Zucchero will surprise you. Stood out from the four dozen others in chicory expert Lucie Arbuthnot’s fields and was delicious in her kitchen. Its 1' tall large tight light green leaves are shaped like a romaine lettuce crossed with a napa cabbage. High yielding, best as a fall crop. Will store well for three months and survive for four if you wrap it tightly in slightly damp newspaper and keep it just above freezing. Lucie compared it to witloof chicory, but without the extra work.
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3048A: 0.5g for $1.50  
3048B: 1g for $2.70  
3048C: 2g for $4.50  
3048D: 8g for $6.60  
3048E: 16g for $10.00  
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3048K: 32g for $16.00  
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Additional Information

Chicory

Chicorium intybus

~500-600 seeds/g.

Culture: Performs best in cool weather, spring or fall. Direct seed, thin to 1–2' apart.

Greens

Days to maturity are from direct seeding.

Culture: When to harvest greens? Research from trials conducted in England and Kenya showed looseleaf lettuce, red chard and arugula harvested in the evening had a longer shelf life than when picked in the morning.