The s mooth endive is the " clump" consists of a circle of leaves that crown the very short stem, which overlap in growth and tightening in a heart more or less compact .
When the plants are set to the reproductive stage , the stem extends in a flowering stem up to a meter , and branched inflorescences bearing head composed of 18-
L '" Endive smooth " is the most important of endives , both for the quality of the product either by diffusion affecting large areas of agricultural land in rotation with other herbage open field . To encourage the bleaching of the heart may sometimes the heads are tied about 2 weeks before harvesting .
The cultivation may be with convetional method respecting the Disciplinary of "Produzione di Lotta Integrata " and organically method .
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