Endive Batavian Broadleaf
Endive Batavian Broadleaf, also known as Escarole is an endive that resembles a lettuce head with its broad, curling leaves. This healthy green makes a pretty and tasty addition to your favourite salads. For the most tender and flavourful product, plant either early or late in the season to avoid the hot season.
Sow: mid August to October, then late January to March (Cool Climate)
Chicory is native to western Asia, North Africa, and Europe. The plant has a history reaching back to ancient Egypt. In ancient Rome, a dish called puntarelle was made with chicory sprouts.