Growing Burdock, also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)

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Not recommended for growing in USA - Zone 5a regions

  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 10°C and 20°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: 60 cm apart
  • Harvest in 17-18 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Best grown in separate bed.

Your comments and tips

04 Apr 17, Claire (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Hi Lanya, Some on-line suppliers have burdock
10 Mar 17, Lanya Murray (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi , where can I get some burdock seeds ?
09 Oct 21, Sarah (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Carols Heirloom Seeds on Trademe
12 Mar 17, (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Try a search of NZ on-line suppliers
02 Dec 16, Lynette Steyn (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Where can I find the burdock seeds or seedlings?
17 Nov 16, kevin george (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Hi I would like to find where i can get Burdoch plants, roots etc. I live in ST francis Bay thanks kevin
15 Nov 16, Kabelo (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Where can I buy the burdock plant or seeds in South Africa
18 Oct 16, Colleen Windvogel (South Africa - Humid sub-tropical climate)
I live in Cape Town and would like to know where I can find burdock seeds please. Thank you
27 Sep 16, Andile (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Where do I find Burdock seedlings
24 Aug 16, Shahn (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
If you don't find any in Durban, I'm in Greenside, Johannesburg. I have seeds, and plants in 12cm pots.
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