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 Houston, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 28th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
January 27th, 2023
Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 20.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.9 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
January 28th, 2023
This month, Houston is getting an average of 6.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 6.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of dayl…
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 Houston, Texas ⛅.
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.