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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 hoverflies.
Habitat: waste ground.
When to sow
WHEN TO SOW
May to early July
WHERE TO SOW
In outdoor seedbed
WHEN TO TRANSPLANT
As seedlings grow, either thin out or transplant 5cm apart. Grow on and finally plant out in September or October.