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RE: chicory

If I am thinking of the correct plant and someone correct me if I am
wrong but-- you might not be able to move it by the fall Pam... they
have a very long tap root and when disturbed they do not survive the
move...but most likely, the plant will return again in the same spot as
they are tough to get rid of.


> Well, if anyone hasn't grown this stuff - for a not most
> attractive
> plant,
> the flowers are profuse and gorgeous. As Jesse observed in March, it
> like
> an overgrown dandelion for the longest.  Then it sends up this 5'
> multi-branched
> bloom stalk and really does make gorgeous blue flowers.  I started
> from
> seed
> last year and this is the survivor.  Glad now I didn't just yank it as
> was
> planning
> to if it didn't do anything.  It would be better in a big bed w/
> to
> hide
> it's so-so looking feet however.  Mine will get transplanted out back
> September.
> Pam Evans
> Kemp, TX
> zone 8A

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