Heirloom

Burdock Takinogawa Long

NZ $3.95

Description

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.

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Arctium lappa

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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-icon 60cm Cooler Temps 2.3 100 Direct Sow-icon Direct Sow Root Crop-icon Root Crop

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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