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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): French endive, achicoria de Bruselas, achicoria de café, achicoria de raíz, chicory, radicchio, succory, witloof 
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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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