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Grow & Care - Endive or Escarole





Fast Facts




Light Requirements Full sun (at least six hours)
Temperature Adaptations Semi-hardy - plant a week or two before the expected date of last frost.
Acidity (pH) Tolerance 6.8 to 5.0 pH
Salinity (Ec) Tolerance 1.3
How Pollinated Self-pollinating
Growth Habits Annual


Additional Information



Fertilizer Requirements

All purpose fertilizer at time of planting. Animal manures and compost should be added to the soil when possible.

Water Utilization

Regular irrigation: keep soil moist, but avoid overwatering. Do not let plants wilt.

Plant Development and Care

Endive plants will germinate in cool soils (32 F to 40 F) and grow quickly in these conditions.

Germination Time (Days)

49 days at 32 F
15 days at 41 F
7 days at 50 F
4 days at 59 F
3 days at 68 F
2 days at 77 F to 90 F

Seed Germination and Temperature Range

60 F

Common Fertilizer Deficiencies

None





Endive or Escarole

Tips

Endive varieties lend themselves to mixed plantings in container gardens.

 

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