About Cichorium Intybus
Chicory is a binnial member of the Asteraceae family. It was introduced from Europe and has become naturalized over much of the US. It is weedy in fields, pastures and along roadsides and considered invasive in some states. Cichorium endivia is the salad green known as curly endive.
Also known as
Chickory, Chickory, Chicory and Common chicory
How to care for Cichorium Intybus
Cichorium Intybus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Cichorium Intybus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Cichorium Intybus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cichorium Intybus in your home 🏡.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cichorium Intybus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.