Clio Dandelion Greens

45-50 days. Requested by one of our discriminating clients, this Catalogna-type has large, deeply serrated, dark green upright leaves that are unbelievably tender. More uniform with higher yields, Clio holds up better to summer’s heat than other Dandelion Greens. Truly a best in class. (F1.)

One packet of about 300 seeds
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Item
#2962
$4.25
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  • Information
  • Not at all a Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) but a member of the ancient Chicory family (Cichorium intybus), these pleasantly bitter leaves are much loved by Italians in cold and warm salads, soups, stews, and braised vegetable sides. The plants stand erect, up to 12" tall and have thick rosettes of leaves resembling those of common Dandelions. Preferring cool temperatures, Catalogna should be sowed in early spring and/or in the fall.

    Average seed life: 3 years.

    To broaden the range of texture and flavor in your garden and salads, don't forget to plant some of these specialty Salad Greens: Arugula, Asian Greens, Chervil, Claytonia, Cress, Dandelion Greens, Endive, Escarole, Frisee, Giant Red Mustard, Komatsuna, Lettuce, Mâche, Mibuna, Minutina, Mizuna, Orach, Radicchio, Salad Blends, Sorrel, Spinach, Swiss Chard, and Tatsoi.

  • Gardening Tips
Not at all a Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) but a member of the ancient Chicory family (Cichorium intybus), these pleasantly bitter leaves are much loved by Italians in cold and warm salads, soups, stews, and braised vegetable sides. The plants stand erect, up to 12" tall and have thick rosettes of leaves resembling those of common Dandelions. Preferring cool temperatures, Catalogna should be sowed in early spring and/or in the fall.

Average seed life: 3 years.

To broaden the range of texture and flavor in your garden and salads, don't forget to plant some of these specialty Salad Greens: Arugula, Asian Greens, Chervil, Claytonia, Cress, Dandelion Greens, Endive, Escarole, Frisee, Giant Red Mustard, Komatsuna, Lettuce, Mâche, Mibuna, Minutina, Mizuna, Orach, Radicchio, Salad Blends, Sorrel, Spinach, Swiss Chard, and Tatsoi.

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