This is the wild form of the plant and is not used for its leaves. Primarily grown now as an ornamental, the roots of this
plant are dried and roasted to be used as a coffee amendment or
A native of the British Isles, chicory has
been naturalized all over the world. It flowers at two to three
Chicory, with sugar beet and rye was used as an ingredient of the East German Mischkaffee (mixed coffee), introduced during the 'coffee crisis' of 1976 to 1979. Some beer brewers use roasted chicory to add rich flavor to their stouts. USDA Zones 3-9. Perennial.
Each packet contains 0.25 gram, which is approximately 200 of seeds.