Plantain | Plant used in wine growing as a cover crop. As a mid-row (rather the under vine) plant chicory’s taproot helps reduce vine vigour on sites with high soil fertility and a high groundwater table. See also chicory.


Andreas Welte, ‘Organic Vineyard Update, Harvests–Magazine of the Bio Dynamic Farming and Gardening Association in New Zealand Inc., (Winter 2002, Vol 55 No. 2, p.12).