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Escarole Cichorium Endivia Latifolium
ISOTTA (ex IS 187)
Winter-spring variety because of its high resistance to boltingduring germination, therefore it can be used for late harvests, in April and May. Voluminous head, with a substantial weight and with a great aspect. The leaves are wide, crunchy and green.
Large-sized plant, med-green in color. Voluminous and firm head, 35-40 cm in diameter, compact, with a full and well-locked heart, weighing about 800 gr with internal leaves erect and elongated external leaves that blanch easily. Variety suitable for spring-autumn cultivations.
Suitable for autumn and winter production. Uniform plants with large, full head of greenish-yellow leaves, crisp and with medium-serrated edges. Erect growth with broad white ribs. A few days before harvesting the head should be tied or covered to promote blanching.
GIGANTE DEGLI ORTOLANI
Endive variety with long leaves and very full heart, compact and self-blanching. Forms heads about 40 cm in diameter, with shiny green outer leaves and a white heart. Very crispy, fleshy leaves, with a broad, flat central rib. Good resistance to medium-low temperatures.
Particularly suitable variety for spring and summer cultivation. Broad, rounded leaves. Dark green outer leaves, inner forming a large compact heart that promotes natural blanching. Plants about 35-40 cm in diameter. Excellent resistance to heat and bolting.
Winter variety, very resistent to bolting, making it very suitable for late harvesting in April-May. Bulky head with full yellow heart, broad leaves, crispy, fairly smooth and medium-green in colour. The head, which weighs about 1 kg, has an excellent appearance, and is very tender and crisp.
CORNETTO DI BORDEAUX
Variety with large, broad and crinkly leaves that curve naturally to form a tall horn-shaped head. Natural blanching. Very resistant to cold. Suitable for autumn cultivation.
Ideal variety for summer-autumn cultivation. Large head, bright green leaves, very crispy.