'Full Heart Batavian' Endive (Escarole)
Cichorium endiva90 days — 'Full Heart Batavian' Endive produces compact heads of thick, large (average ten to twelve inches in diameter), dark green colored leaves, that are easy to blanch. In general, broad leaf endive varieties, also referred to as escarole, tend to be less bitter than the curly leaf endive varieties. It can be eaten like other greens, either fresh as part of a green salad, or sautéed or chopped and added into soups and stews.
'Full Heart Batavian' was an "All-America Selection®" winner in 1934. Each packet contains one gram, which is about 450 seeds.