Di Bruxelles Witloof, organic seeds
Cichorium intybus var. sativum
Also called Bruxelles Witloof. It is a well known chicory for forcing during winter (se also: harvest of chicory). It also yields lots of slightly dark-green, serrated leaves resembling those of the dandelion in flavour. Witlof has been grown since the mid-1800s for winter-lettuce and coffee surrogate. A portion contains about 800 seeds.
|Latin name:||Cichorium intybus var. sativum|
|Botanic family:||The Sunflower Family - Asteraceae|