Cichorium intybus* (Chicory)

Low to moderate moisture requirement; full sun or partial shade. Pale blue blossoms randomly located along main branches of plants normally 2 feet tall. Deep-seated taproot enables this perennial plant to compete well for moisture in pastures, fields or along roadsides.  May be listed as noxious in some states.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteracea

Duration: Biennial/Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Introduced

Growth Form: Bunch

Mature Height: 24 in.

Bloom Color: Blue

Bloom Period: Mid summer

Annual Precipitation: 20 in.

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: High

pH Range: 6.0-7.5


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound:

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

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VARIETIES

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