Chicory Plant

Bloom Season
Summer,
Exposure
Full Sun,
Height At Maturity
12-18" Inches
Planting Zones
3-10
Shipped As
Bare-root
Ships
May 2023
grow-zone
Planting Zones 3-10
Usage
Flower Beds, Gardens, Sun Areas, Wild Scapes,
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Description

Chicory Plant - An Easy Wildflower Perennial Plant to Grow

 

 Chicory Plant, a member of the Asteraceae family, Cichorium intybus, can be distinguished from other plants that grow in their habitat by their serrated leaf marginsThe plant can grow to a height of over 12" -1 feet and prefers to grow in open areas. It also happens to be a close relative of the sunflower. The leaves of the Cichorium intybus can be boiled and eaten as a vegetable, but because it is an unknown species, it is not an everyday food.

 Roots are most commonly used in cooking to provide a base flavor to dishes. The leaves of this plant are also edible, providing a slightly spicy flavor when eaten raw or cooked. They can also be infused into tea form. Discover the benefits of the Cichorium intybus plant, including digestive health and clean gastrointestinal support. Tap here for more information on this natural herb. The Cichorium intybus plant is sometimes called the "polyurias" or "chickory ."Are you looking to grow and eat this plant or make your coffee?

Cichorium intybus is an ancient plant originally from Europe but also grown in North America, Asia, and Australia. They're often found as ornamental plants. Cichorium intybus plants produce the seeds that produce a coffee substitute. It's a member of the sunflower family.

 

 If you want to grow or cultivate the Chicory plant, find out how!

 

 The latest trend in gardening is planting chicory plants. They add volume to your garden beds, require little maintenance, and are a perennial favorite. Different chicory plants have different colors and textures, including the cauliflower type, which offers a head of leaves resembling a cabbage or coleslaw. Our chicory plants are lavender and the most beautiful.

 

Try planting artichoke chicory plants for even more variety as an annual seasonal harvest.

The Cichorium intybus plant deserves a little more love, and it can be yours for less than $5! This plant is best known for its use in the culinary herb mixture "herbes de Provence." Cichorium intybus has been cultivated over 2,000 years in the Mediterranean region and is used extensively as a medicinal herb. This plant is a promising source of resveratrol, which is being studied to determine possible health benefits.

 It's always nice to feel special, and what could be better than getting all this, plus the added benefit of a natural growing experience?

 

 Order your cichorium intybus plant now.

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Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April