A burdock that is grown for its delicate edible leaves.
The root is also edible, and at 6" long, is well-adapted to heavy soils.
We had never heard of this before and are excited about this new way to get the health benefits of burdock in your everyday meals.
BOTANICAL NAME: Arctium lappa
Hardy, vigorous, grows rapidly. Sow in the garden anytime in Spring. Space 6" to 8" apart and plant seeds 1" deep or less. Well-composted and prepared soil gives the best crop. Or start the plants closer and eat the thinnings. This variety is bred for edible leaves, used in soup, stir-fry, etc. Harvest in the fall. Roots are used like carrots. Do not wash them until time of use, as washed roots wilt.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: C, W /Matures 17/Harvest 1-26 /Yield 75-300/ Spacing 4"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Easy to grow
Medicinal: Powerful blood purifier, detoxicant, for skin disorders, traditionally for kidney stones.