Chicory Browtine

Crop TypeWarm Season Broadleaf
Seeds / Lb400,000
Minimum Germination Temperature42F

A warm season perennial broadleaf, this plant offers great grazing because of its high protein levels. It will form mychorrhizal association which is important because this will in most cases, make phosphorous more readily available. It does need to be stated that a defined goal is needed when planting chicory, because it can persist and be difficult to control. Lastly, it will flower which will attract beneficial insects.

Nitrogen Scavenger3
Soil Builder5
Prevent Erosion4
Weed Suppression3
Quick Growth4
Lasting Residue3
Make P and K Available3
Loosen Topsoil4
Suppress Disease3
Attract Beneficial Insects5

1 = Poor and 5 = Excellent