Flowers On Escarole Plants - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Rosemarie Dieda
New York, NY
Question by rosedieda
July 25, 2000
Why did I get purple flowers on my escarole plant and all the leaves died?

Answer from NGA
July 25, 2000


Escarole will mature, send up a flowering stalk, set seed and die. It sounds like this is what happened. It is not a long lived plant and there is no way to prevent it.

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