Burdock, also called Great Burdock, is a robust biennial herb plant grown from herb seeds with long-stalked leaves. Burdock herb is a nutritious medicinal herb used.
Great Burdock plant stalks are cooked like celery. The Burdock root is eaten raw or cooked like parsnips. Great Burdock herb seeds can be sprouted.
Season: Biennial USDA Zones: 2 - 10 Height: 60 inches Bloom Season: Late spring to mid-summer Bloom Color: Purple Environment: Full sun to partial shade Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soils Deer Resistant: Yes Latin Name: Arctium Lappa
Temperature: Sow at Max 41F, germination irregular often several months Average Germ Time: 30 - 90 days Light Required: Yes Depth: 1/4 inch Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 36 - 48 inches