Growing the roots
Chicory is a biennial herbaceous plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. A biennial plant grows vegetatively the first year. Then the chicory plant forms a rosette-shaped plant and a long cylindrical taproot. Read more …
The harvested chicory roots are stored in large wooden boxes with a capacity of 2 m3 and kept in cold stores until the roots are planted again. The storage of chicory roots in the cold store has two purposes. Read more …
After the cooling period, the chicory roots are planted in soil or put on running water. Cultivation in which the roots are planted in soil has been largely replaced by hydroponics. Read more …
A brand new variety for late season
In 2018, Chicosem is introducing Sweet Lady, the latest variety in a new generation of Hoquet chicory varieties. The latest generation of chicory varieties is unique in that it offers both high chicory production and superior quality. Three new varieties enable us to offer you the very highest reliability year-round. Around the globe, Atlas, Bingo, Darling, First Lady, Vintor, Podium and, of course, Sweet Lady are the most important chicory varieties currently being cultivated with great success. The new red chicory variety Céralie, introduced in 2019 and already very popular due to its unparalleled deep red colour, may now also be added to this list. The red chicory variety, Ceralie, can be found under ‘early season’ varieties.
Chicory Seeds and more …
The Chicoseeds product range includes many chicory varieties that are suitable for various cultivation systems and market segments. There are many chicory varieties to choose from, and some red chicory varieties are available as well. Chicoseeds supplies the chicory witloof seeds (chicory and red chicory) for these applications. The chicory witloof seeds Chicoseeds sells are intended for the professional market and have a high germinative capacity and uniform size. The most commonly used seed form is the pelleted seed. Pelleted seed is covered in a pill, which makes it a little bigger and heavier, ensuring optimal sowability.
Chicory … Super Healthy!
Delicious Chicory Recipes
Many delicious recipes are available on the internet!
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Chicoseeds is part of the Chico-group. Chicoseeds supplies chicory seeds to professional chicory growers around the world.
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Chicoseeds is part of the Chico-group. Chicoseeds supplies chicory witloof seeds to professional chicory growers around the world.
+31 (0) 475 549 004