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Italian Amaro Blend Microgreens Seeds

Italian Amaro Blend Microgreens Seeds

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~6.0 g (~2,880 seeds)
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Product Details

Mix of popular Italian chicories for distinct flavor; a slightly bitter taste for zing, and are full of nutrients, aiding in digestion.

Mix includes: 60% Italian chicory, 20% curly endive, and 20% escarole.

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 15–25 days

Family: Asteraceae

Type: Microgreens (Learn more)

Native: Africa, Europe, Asia

Hardiness: Annuals

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Plant Dimensions: Harvest when first true leaves appear

Variety Info: As microgreens, tiny, green leaves with slightly bitter flavor.

Attributes: Good for Containers

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: Not recommended. Microgreens are fragile, and outside soil makes them difficult to clean.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. Sow indoors any time of year. For a continual crop, sow every 7 to 14 days.

Days to Emerge: 7–10 days

Seed Depth: ⅛"–¼"

Seed Spacing: ¼"–½"

Thinning: Not required

Growing Info

Harvesting: When seedlings emerge, the first pair of leaves to show are the cotyledons, which can look very different from the leaves that follow, called "true" leaves. Microgreens are ready to harvest when they have cotyledons, or when the first true leaves have begun to form, depending on preference. Cool growing temperatures may slow the expected amount of days to maturity. Using scissors, cut microgreens just above the soil line when you are ready to use them.