Dandelion Seeds - (Taraxacum Officinale)
- Taraxacum officinale, the common dandelion, is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant of the family Asteraceae.
Salad vegetable and herb noted for its diuretic properties. Pleasant taste, but slightly bitter, not unlike chicory. The cultivated type is vigorous with large fleshy leaves.
Historically, dandelion was prized for a variety of medicinal properties, and it contains a number of pharmacologically active compounds. Dandelion is used as a herbal remedy in Europe, North America, and China.It has been used in herbal medicine to treat infections, bile and liver problems,and as a diuretic
Due to its high potassium level, dandelion can also increase the risk of hyperkalemia when taken with potassium-sparing diuretics.
Height : 4" - 12"
Spacing : 12” - 16 ”
Sun Light : Full sun to partial shade
Water : Average
Harvest : >< 85 days
Sowing : Surface sow and thinly cover seed
Germination : 14 - 28 days: some seed may take up to 60 days
Flower Size : >< 1"
Color : Green Leaves; Yellow Flower
Use : Excellent for Salad diuretic properties
Qty : > < 50 Seeds/pack
Origin : UK
Note : Germination can be erratic,15 - 20 seeds per plant (Not for Beginner for Trial and Error Gardener)