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Scarola (Cichorium endivia var. latifolium)

  • Scarola (Cichorium endivia var. latifolium)variety of Endive with smooth leaves, short stem, and compact heart. To avoid the development of the natural bitter taste on the head/heart it should be bleached, the leaves are tied and covered about two weeks before harvesting.

    To be sown in spring and throughout the summer for an autumn or late winter harvest, depending on the weather. The scarola is the most important of the Endives thanks to its organoleptic characteristics and versatile cultivation.