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TARAXACUM officinale

Dandelion (Pu-Gong-Ying)

Select Item No. TO008

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Europe, Northern Asia, North America: forest margins, roadsides, meadows.
Special Features: Dandelion (Pu-Gong-Ying), yellow, TCM plant. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings. Suitable for pot and planter. Easy to grow.
Historical: Traditional medicinal plant.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: May - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: Entire, pinnatifid, deep green.
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Characteristics: decorative fruit / medicinal plant / beneficial plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.52632 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1900
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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