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Belgian Endive Cichorium intybus Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Belgian Endive 
Scientific Name(s): Cichorium intybus 
Common Name(s): Belgian endive, French endive, achicoria de Bruselas, achicoria de café, achicoria de raíz, chicon, chicory, chicorée, chicorée de Bruxelles, chicorée sauvage, chicorée à café, cicoria, cikoria, coffee chicory, endive, endive witloof, fleischkraut, ju ju, kaffeezichorie, radicchio, salatzichorie, succory, wegwarte, witloof, wurzelzichorie 
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  • The developing crown of this plant, when excluded from light, is used as a vegetable.
Season Information: January - December. . 
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