Young leaves have beautiful pink veins are eaten in salads, Greek horta. Bright blue flowers. Our selection from Southern Oregon wild chicory. Roots are baked, ground and used as a coffee substitute. Tonic, Diuretic and laxative properties. Also a livestock forage crop, up to 30 percent protein, high in potassium, calcium, sodium, iron and manganese. Our seeds are wild crafted in Southern Oregon. Limit one packet per customer. Tags: Color: Bi-Colored, Specialty: Cooking Green, Season: Spring Fall Winter, Certification: Organic.
Native to northern Middle East to southern Balkan Peninsula. Naturalized to North America, Europe and Australia. Food and medicinal plant used by Egyptians, Greeks and Romans for the roots and shoots in spring like dandelion. Delicious chicory recipes