Dandelion Greens, CicoriaSeeds (Catalogna - Italian Dandelion / Radichetti / Asparaus Chicory)

Available in store only. Please contact your local Mackey's for price and availability.

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  • Not Available In-store at Colchester Mackey's
  • Not Available In-store at Willimantic Mackey's
  • Not Available In-store at Woodstock Mackey's

This is the true Italian Dandelion.

  • The slender leaves are very tender when young and make delicious greens.
  • Mix with other greens to make a tasty Mesclun salad.

SPECIFICS: (see below for complete sowing information)

  • SEED DEPTH: 1/8 inch
  • SEED SPACING: 1-2 inches apart in rows 1 foot apart
  • EMERGES: 7-14 days
  • MATURES: 35 days

SOWING:

  • Plant in early spring as soon as ground can be worked, through July.
  • Plant in rows 1 foot apart spacing seeds 1-2 inches apart in rows.
  • Cover seed with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down.
  • Keep soil moist until seeds start to grow.

    GERMINATION:

    • Germinated in 7-14 days depending on soil and weather conditions.

    THINNING:

    • When plants are 3-4 inches high, thin or transplant 8-12 inches apart.

    NOTES:

    • The tops may be cut several times during the season.
    • Use fresh out of the garden in salads or cook like spinach.

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