Grow Chicory Wildflowers from Seed
Name: Chicory, Blue Sailors, Coffeeweed, Succory, Witloof, Belgian Endive, French Endive / Cichorium intybus
Light Preference: Full sun, part sun
Hardiness Zones: 2-11
Soil Preference: Moist until germination
Plant Height: 36″
Uses: Culinary, Medicinal.
Chicory can be found growing wild in many areas of the U.S. and is used for its leaves and roots. Known as a cool season crop, Chicory produces beautiful vibrant blue flowers.
Health benefits include: protection of liver and kidneys, decreases stress, prevents diabetes, and more.
Chicory when blended with coffee helps to counteract the caffeine.