Burdock Seeds - Chiko


Arctium lappa

Burdock root is known for its sweet, mildly pungent flavor. The roots have a high nutritional value and have medicinal properties. The leaf stalks are also edible and cooked like celery. Mature plants reach 3' tall. Direct seed in early spring and harvest roots in summer like carrots.

  • Planting Information


Average Seed / ozSeed / 100' RowAverage Yield / 100' RowDays to Harvest
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost65-85°FFull/PartFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed Spacing

Min. Seeds 

Per Packet

Direct Seed1"3-6"25
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
3-6"6-12Annual2 years