How to grow Tussilago farfara

Tussilago farfara growing leaf plant geophyte of the genus Tussilago also known as Coltsfoot, Tussilago farfara perennial deciduous plant, used as medical plant and also used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.

Leaves edible in color green in heart shape.

Tussilago farfara flower

Flower edible color yellow in round shape.

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How to grow Tussilago farfara growing and care:

Moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Geophyte / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Winter

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flowers

Size of the plant:
20-50cm, 8-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Round daisy yellow flowers

Pollination is done by:

Uses of flower:
Eaten raw, salad, cooked

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:

How to harvest the leaves?
Only young fully grown leaves to harvest in the base of the leaves

Information about leaves:
Heart shape green leaves

Uses of Tussilago farfara leaves:
Eaten raw, salad, cooked

Scientific name:

Tussilago farfara

How to grow Tussilago farfara

Tussilago farfara

Tussilago farfara plant

Tussilago farfara plant care


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible flowers
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Salad
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Spring Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Geophyte
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Medical uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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