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Sow seeds in May in rows 40-50 cm apart. Thin the plants later to a distance of 12 cm. Lift roots in November and cut the leaves back to about 2.5 cm. Pack the roots upright in a box with sand and compost and cover to exclude all light, keep in a warm place. Cut the chicons when they are 13-20 cm. Seed rate: 10-20 g/100m². 1000 seeds= ~1.3 g.

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CHICORY - FORCING; Brussels Witloof
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CHICORY - FORCING; Brussels Witloof

CHICORY - FORCING

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Cichorium intybus For early forcing with soil cover. Forms large and dense chicons Sowing instructions
Sow seeds in May in rows 50 cm apart. 
Growing instructions
Thin to 12 cm between plants. Lift roots in November and cut back leaves to 2.5 cm. Pack roots in a box with sand and compost and co...

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CHICORY - FORCING; Tardivo
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CHICORY - FORCING; Tardivo

CHICORY - FORCING

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Cichorium intybus For middle to late forcing. Harvest from end of December until March. Can be forced with or without soil covering. Forms heavy and dense chicons Sowing instructions
Sow seeds in May in rows 50 cm apart
Growing instructions
Thin to 12cm between plants. Lift roots in November and ...

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