CHICORY RED RIB – Cichorium intybus ‘Red Rib’

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An annual salad herb to 30cms. Frost and drought tolerant. Likes a moist well-drained soil in a sunny position. With red ribs and green foliage this is an eye-catching herb for the garden. Has a slightly bitter flavour although the small inner leaves are milder tasting. Great in salads.

Medicinal uses: It is a traditional digestive and liver tonic.