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Greater Burdock (Arctium lappa)


Greater Burdock Seeds

A bushy plant with large leaves and purple thistle like flowers. Blooms July-September. An important blood purifier. Has anti-bacterial properties and is used for many skin problems. Useful also for rheumatism and arthritis. The root may be boiled as a vegetable and the stalk, prior to flowering.may also be cooked. Greater burdock is also a natural dye plant which is loved by bees and caterpillars.
Habitat: waste ground.
Height: Tall.
Hardy Biennial
By Suffolk Herbs

Product Part Number: H45

Pack Size: 20 Seeds


Price : £2.15

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When to Sow Greater Burdock Seeds

May to early July

Where to Sow

Sow in an outdoor seed bed.

When to Transplant

As seedlings grow, either thin out or transplant 5cm apart. Grow on and finally plant out in September or October.