Arctium minus grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Arctium also known as Lesser burdock or Wild rhubarb, Arctium minus biennial plant, used as edible plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-8.
Leaves edible color green in spear to deltoid shape.
Arctium minus flower
Flower head edible and there is spines, the color of the flower purple.
Roots edible with brown peel and white inside in cone shape.
Arctium minus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Arctium minus growing and care:
Moist soil, cold climate
Plant / Seedling / Seed What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Invasive Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Summer / Autumn (in hotter climate) Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: All season Pruning season: Dead leaves How to prune: 1-1.5m, 3-4.5 feet Size of the plant: Fast growing / Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun / Half Shade (in hotter climate) Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Summer / Autumn Bloom season? Purple flowers that grow like hear on head with spines General information about the flower: Cooked, raw Uses of flower: Edible leaves Spring Leaves harvesting season: Just when the plant young harvest in the base How to harvest the leaves? Green leaf in spear to deltoid shape Information about leaves: Cooked Uses of Arctium minus leaves: Edible Roots information Brown peel and white inside in cone shape Information about root: Harvesting tuber root season: Summer / Autumn Beverage, cooked Uses of root: Scientific name:
Alternative name: Lesser burdock, Little burdock, Louse-bur, Common burdock, Button-bur, Cuckoo-button, Wild rhubarb
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Biennial plant, Herbaceous
Edible plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Summer flowers
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest
Edible Bud, Edible leaves, Edible Roots
Beverage, Cooked, Eaten raw