- Flower nameEndive
- Scientific nameCichorium endivia l.
- AliasEndive, キクヂシャ, ニガチシャ
- Place of originThe Mediterranean coast
- Place of flowering
- Flowering seasonMay
What is Endive
Endive , Latin name: Cichorium endivia L, is annual vegetable of the cichorium genus of the asteraceae department native to Eastern Mediterranean coast. Leaves are green, and the growth in the non-head oval-shaped leaves on the ground keeping in contact. Flowering time and stretched a long stalk from the leaf Center, blue-violet flowers. In leaves of edible and inedible intact so hard and bitter soft white process that leaves the grows to Yang. Eaten as a raw salad with bitter leaves. Dark green, leaves at the end of suffering is strong interest.
Chicory be misunderstood to the relatives.
Generic name: Endive, scientific name: Cichorium endivia L.,aka: Escarole, nigatisha, origin: Eastern Mediterranean coast, life type: one grass, vegetables, Height: 50-100 cm, leaf color: green, leaf margin: missing time is there are "green card" and nothing. Flower color: violet, flower diameter: 3 cm.