Chicory Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Rich, moisture-retentive soil with plenty of compost dug in.
Not usually required.
Single Plants: 25cm (9") each way (minimum)
Rows: 20cm (7") with 30cm (11") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow directly into soil in early summer.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Can be forced and blanched by replanting in a deep soil-filled box in a warm place during winter.
Can run to seed if sown too early.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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Pests which Affect Chicory