Burdock – Irish seeds

3.50

25 seeds – Seed saved by Oliver Huey, Organic grower in Co. Sligo using regenerative agriculture techniques

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.

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When to Sow 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.

Seed saved by Oliver Huey, Organic grower in Co. Sligo using regenerative agriculture techniques

 

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