Burdock- Takinogawa Long
- Root vegetable/medicinal herb
- Long roots to 100cm
- Fast growing
Long roots growing to 100 by 2cm. Young roots can be peeled and eaten in salads, older roots are cooked as a root vegetable. Very popular in Asian cuisine. Mild bittersweet flavour. Strong aroma. Has many medicinal uses. Fast growing. Also known as "Gobo".
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and autumn|
|Position:||Part or full sun, deep well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||120 days|
|Care:||Requires deep soil. Roots are best harvested at 50-60cm long, longer roots can become tough and woody. Germination can be erratic; pre-soaking seeds in water for 6 hours may help.|
(Product number: D4-14)
Seeds per gram: 80 seeds
|Botanical name:||Arctium lappa|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||20 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||80|
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