45 days. Perennial. A sophisticated French play on the immensely nutritious wild dandelion. Dandelion is highly nutritious and contains potent antioxidants. The potential health benefits are incredible, from weight loss to healthier cholesterol, with studies claiming dandelions’ cancer fighting abilities. Use the young leaves in salads, older leaves as boiled greens. Roots can be roasted and used in place of coffee, or lifted and forced during winter, like Belgian Endive. We’re proud to offer this European strain of a traditional old favorite!
- 4-6 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 5-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 45-75 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/8"
- Plant Spacing: 8-12"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Taraxacum officinale
Growing Tips: Adapted to most areas, but best in a location that receives morning sun and part to full shade in afternoon--this keeps greens tender and mild.