Also the basis of a traditional English drink much like root beer. For simpler version, try using burdock instead of black tea to make a spiced chai tea. Rich in detoxifying compounds, Burdock has long been used as a medicinal and health-building food.
The root up to 3 feet long, so work in as much compost as you can. It prefers a fresh, worked soil, rich in humus, and should be positioned in full sunlight. Plant in late spring or early summer for a fall harvest.
Arctium lappa / C,W/Matures 17/Harvest 1-26/Yield 75-300/Spacing 4"