Broadleaf Batavian Endive Seed

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This broad leaf variety has a less bitter flavor than it's curly leaf cousins. Wonderful in salads, soups and sautés. Also known as escarole.

Plant in prepared soil 1/4 inch deep. Thin plants to 12" apart. The young thinnings can be eaten and are considered "baby greens". Plant again in late summer for a second harvest in fall.


  • Lifecycle: annual (vegetable)
  • Time to Maturity: about 2 1/2 months
  • Sun Requirement: sun
  • Spacing: 12" apart
  • Depth: 1/8 inch
  • 260-270 Seeds Per Packet 
  • Seeds/Oz: 20000
  • Ideal Germination Temperature: 75 Days
  • Sowing Method: Direct
  • Heirloom Year: 1860's