Endive (Escarole) Seeds - Broadleaf Batavian

Endive (Escarole) Seeds - Broadleaf Batavian

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $26.29 ($6.57/ounce) 43% Savings
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  • Large, lettuce-like leaves great for salads
  • Excellent flavor and texture!
  • A wonderful addition to salads
  • Will tolerate some shade, but prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 10 to 12 inches
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Slightly Bitter; Mildly Sweet; Nutty
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing, Leafy Vegetable
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Shaded Garden
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens

About Endive (Escarole) Seeds - Broadleaf Batavian

Chicorium endiva

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

The Broadleaf Batavian Endive is also commonly known as Escarole. This delicious and versatile endive can be used in salad greens, in vinaigrette, or eaten raw. Plant Broadleaf Batavian Endive (Escarole) seeds in either spring or late summer and enjoy a bountiful harvest.

Planting Information

Planting Endive (Escarole) Seeds - Broadleaf Batavian

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/8 inch
Plant Spacing 6 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Endive Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 339
1 Ounce 16,000
1/4 Pound 64,000

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