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Cichorium

Cichorium spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Cichorium Overview

Small genus of around 10 bushy perennial herbaceous plants favoured for their pretty blue-purple, sometimes white or pink flowers. It's also grown for its leaves and roots, which are both used in various culinary purposes. It can commonly be found growing along roadsides in Europe, but has been naturalised in North America.

Common problems with Cichorium

How to propagate Cichorium

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the autumn or spring.

Other uses of Cichorium

Ornamental and culinary plants.