Curly endive "Pancalieri a Costa Bianca" - Cichorium endivia L.
A early kind. This variety is grown both In greenhouses and outdoors for spring and summer harvest.
This plant is undemanding to soil bet grows best in medium weight or light soil with no weed around.
Loafs contain fructose, cellulose, various vitamins, potassium and other substances.
Intybin is the substance which gives this chicory variety it s bitter taste, but it also improves digestion and blood circulation.
This variety is grown as wide leaf salad and are a very valuable vegetable because it decreases the sugar amount in blood.
Suitable for vegetable salads.
Eng.: Curly endive. Suom.: Kähäräendiivi, "frisee" sikurisalaatti. Sven.: Friseesallat (cikoriasallat), Sydcikoria.