Root Chicory Of Chiavari ideal for Chicory coffee
Root Chicory from Liguria. Long cylindrical white root. Direct seed in early summer for fall harvest. Thin to 8-10 inches apart. 10 gram packet. Used to make chicory coffee by shredding and drying slowly in a warm oven before grinding and steeping in hot water. Chicory coffee was made regularly during WW2 and is a favourite in France and Italy still to this day.
Partnership plant: Carrot, Bean, Fennel, Lettuce, Pepper,
What to sow after: Cauliflower, Cabbage, Cucumber, Bean,
Aubergine, Melon, Pepper, Pea, Tomato, Radish, Courgette.