Annual to 1m. Attractive blue flowers. Thick tap root penetrates deep into soil. Breaks clay pans and mines the sub-soil. Organic salts of nitrogen, potassium, sulphur, and silica.
Seed count: 600/g.
Temperate perennial pasture herb, grows to 1.5m ungrazed with lilac flower, productive summer active, forage, deep taproot. Persistence is influenced by grazing, highly nutritious and palatable. Management similar to Alfalfa, does not cause blout. Suited to acid soils.
Chicory planting information:
|Mild:||Spr & Aut|