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 located in Boise, Idaho.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 8th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boise is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
December 8th, 2021
Boise is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Boise is expected to decrease by 26.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…
December 7th, 2021
This month, Boise is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.7 total hours of daylig…
Cichorium Intybus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boise, Idaho ⛅.
Cichorium Intybus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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.