Mar 082022

Broadleaf Batavian escarole

R 25.00

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Broadleaf Batavian Escarole  Cichorium endivia

Broad and slightly curling creamy green lettuce like leaves.

Broad leaf endive varieties tend to be less bitter than curly leaf endive varieties.

An heirloom variety dating back to 1860. Indigenous to the Mediterranean.

Delicious in all stages eaten as a salad green, or can be sautéed, chopped and added to soups and stews.

Sow in autumn and spring.  Avoid the hot season.