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144 – Emerald Escarole

$3.00

Certified Biodynamic

Brilliant Green heads and tender pale hearts with succulent mild leaves. Prefers cool weather–best as a spring and fall crop.
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Product Description

DAYS TO HARVEST
55-60 for heads
~30 days for cut and come again greens

SOWING
Plant 1/8″ deep. Can germinate at 50-80 degrees with best results around 65 degrees.

LIGHT PREFERENCE
Little shade or full sun

SOIL REQUIREMENTS
Escarole is a light feeder and will still benefit from soil with compost or sprayed with compost tea or nettle spray upon transplant.

PLANT HEIGHT
6-10″

PLANT SPACING
8-12″

HARDINESS ZONES
Grows best in cooler temperatures (50-70 degrees). Some cold and light frost tolerance.

HARVEST
Harvest as cut greens (30-45 days) or when the escarole has fully headed (~70 days) similar to a head of loose-leaf lettuce.

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

Try this with hardboiled egg and blue cheese with a vinaigrette dressing–just delicious!

Additional Information

Size

S ~ 100 seeds

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