chicory 'Catalogna Gigante di Chioggia'


approx 6000 seeds £1.89 £1.59 Buy
All seeds delivered for £1

  • Position: full sun or light shade
  • Soil: poor soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: frost hardy

    An upright chicory from Venice with long 'serrated' leaves that have white central ribs. Perfect for adding flavour to a mixed leaf salad and is also delicious wilted under a grill or on a griddle pan.

  • Growing Instructions:
    Sow outside - April to August when the air temperature is above 10°C
    Sow 1cm deep
    Thin plants to 10cm apart May to September

    Harvest: July to October

lettuce 'Little Gem'

lettuce (cos)

A crisp, sweet and tasty cos lettuce

£1.03 Buy

aubergine 'Violetta'

egg plant

The classic Italian aubergine.

£2.19 Buy

carrot 'Nantese di Chioggia 2'


Mid-early nantese carrot from Chioggia, near Venice.

£2.19 Buy

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If you just want to grow a few vegetables or have suffered losses with early sowings, buying plants is a great way to play catch-up. Buying plants also allows you to grow vegetables if you do not have the facilities to raise them from seed yourself or whe

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