Gobo Burdock - Arctium lappa
Biennial. Harvest this root during the first growing season or at latest in the dormant period after first season of growth.
Approx. 100 seeds per packet
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Planting & Care
Soil & Water:Prefers deeply spaded garden soil in full sun or part shade. Give root plenty of room to grow downward.
Planting & Growing: In the spring, prepare the seedbed, make a furrow and sow the seeds 1/2 inch deep and about 2 inches apart. Tamp soil firmly and keep evenly moist until germination (about a week). Thin to 6 inches apart.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest during first year. Use fresh.