Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Chicory

Information
Latin Name: Cichorium intybus

Type:  Perennial
Growing
Zone: 3-9

Soil: well drained soil with plenty of organic matter.

Sun: Sunny if growing for roots; partial shade if for leaves, likes cool.

Companion Plants: “If you have established stands of perennial clover, you can always improve them by incorporating chicory into them with a no-till drill or by very lightly disturbing the soil […]

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Sorrel

Information
Latin Name: Rumex acetosa

Type: Perennial
Growing
Zone: 4-9

Soil: Dry to medium-moisture soils; fertile soil; Wide range of PH but prefers slightly acidic; “soil rich in organic matter will give you lots of leafy ,green growth.” (Source)

Sun: Prefers full sun (tolerates late shade; “little partial shade will keep them going longer into summer.” – Source)

Companion Plants: Strawberries. Rosemary, Sage, Thyme (not tall […]

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Medium Red Clover

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Latin Name:

Type: Perennial
Growing
Zone: 3-8 (some sources say 4)

Soil: Loamy soil; “This crop is well-adapted a wide range of soil types and conditions. . . . It forms tap roots and is useful for remediation of compacted soils.” (hancockseed.com) “Red clover can be grown in poor soil too but for optimum growth soil should be […]

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