Chicory (1/5) List item Submitted to "5 Wildflowers You Can Eat" Approved by Blue Sailor May 31, 2017, 12:57 am 40 Views 8 Votes 2 Comments Share Tweet Pin Source You can eat the leaves of chicory when it’s young. You can also take the unopened flower buds and pickle them. And as most of us know, chicory roots can be roasted to make a caffeine-free “coffee.” MoreReport Item navigation Previous submission Next submission View full list Share Tweet Pin Written by Blue Sailor 2 Comments Leave a Reply I love to watch for chicory along the roadsides and in vacant lots. It’s almost always there somewhere. And it blooms so long! Log in to Reply This is one that a lot of people grow purposely. I don’t need to since it grows in the vacant lot next door. 1 Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.