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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Chicory Greens : Grumolo
I can't say enough about these greens - cooked or raw - greens and beans, salads, sautéed like spinach - they are ever-loving good!
The bonus to these seeds - I purchase from seeds of italy - growitalian - or Baker Creek - rareseeds - is they are PERENNIAL! all of the plants came back this spring. Our frosty winters are -20 below so anything that comes back each year is HARDY...
If you dig below the surface you will find long taproots similar to dandelion - as chicory is the larger plant category. These greens are highly nutritious. good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C and B9...
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