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- Sow seeds ½" deep, thinning to 6-8" apart when they are 2-3" high.
- These plants are sensitive to heat but hardy enough to tolerate light frost without protection. They will continue to yield until hard freeze if covered by light straw mulch.
- Succession plantings may be made at intervals of 2-3 weeks.
- Harvest by cutting entire plant at ground level.
Blanching: Endive is commonly blanched to remove some of the bitter flavor. Blanching covers the heart of the plant depriving leaves of sunlight and slowly the productin of chlorophyll, which causes the bitter flavor. Blanch 2-3 weeks before harvest when outer leaves are 4-5" tall. On a dry day, pull outer leaves together and tie with strips of cloth. Blanching takes about 3 weeks.
What's In The Package: Approximately 200 seeds per packet.