The Salad King Endive is the king of salads, and it lives up to its reputation! It's a lovely endive that grows quickly and evenly. The dark green blade and pale green midrib of this variety's long, twisted, and deeply cut leaves. In hot weather, the Salad King Endive spreads out further and bolts more slowly, while also withstanding fall rains and light frost.
Salad King endive is immune to bolting and frost. The flavour of endive can be enhanced by freezing it. Blanched leaves are less bitter. The best time to harvest Salad King Endive is in the fall. Salad leaves are most often used in salads, but they can also be cooked and used in other dishes.
Botanical Name : Cichorium endivia
Common name : Salad King Endive
Size at maturity : 22”
Days to maturity : 90
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : After Last Frost
Sowing method : direct sow
Planting depth : 1/4"
Plant spacing : 8” – 10”
Ships : Year-round
Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 25,000