Dandelion

Taraxacum officinale

The name, derived from the French for lion's teeth (Dent de lion) applies to both leaf shape and its historical reputation as a powerful herbal remedy. Eat the young leaves for a good source of vitamin A. You can prepare the leaves similar to spinach or steep for tea. Sow in spring in part shade/full sun. Perennial.

SizePrice QtyPurchase
1/2 grams - Packet $ 2.75
Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
45000 n/a n/a 90-100
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 70-75°F Full/Part Lightly Tolerant
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed surface 2-4" 550
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
6-12" 7-21 Perennial 2 years