Burdock- Takinogawa Long

Arctium lappa Open Pollinated

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  • Root vegetable/medicinal herb
  • Long roots to 100cm
  • Fast growing

Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

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'Burdock- Takinogawa Long' seeds

Arctium lappa

  • 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".

Seeds per gram: 80
Product code: D4-14

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Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 15mm
Season Spring, summer autumn
Germination 7-14 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Biennial
Row Spacing 60cm
Plant Spacing 15cm
Plant Height 90cm
Position Part or full sun, deep well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 120 days

*Notes: 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.

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