Burdock Takinogawa Long
Highly nutritious root vegetable and one of the most valued herbal medicines. Peeled leaf stalks are parboiled and used as a substitute for Cardoon. Young roots can be peeled and used in salads like radishes whilst older roots are stir-fried, sautéed, roasted or pickled. Mild bittersweet flavour. Rich in vitamins and minerals especially iron and used medicinally as a diuretic and blood cleanser. Grows rapidly with huge rhubarb-type leaves. Well dug soil will result in roots up to 1m long. Easy to grow.
Matures 120 days from transplant.
|OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION||DAYS TO GERMINATION||DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS||PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD||WHEN TO SOW||NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET||PREFERRED GROWING METHOD||BEST USE|
|10-25||7-10||60cm||Cooler Temps||2.3||100||Direct Sow||Root Crop|