Chiko Burdock is a root crop grown like carrots. Roots reach 1-2 feet long and can be harvested in any season except summer. The roots of Chiko Burdock have a pleasant, mild, bittersweet flavor. Burdock root is extremely nutritious and scientific research has shown burdock to have powerful anti-tumor properties. Plants are biennial.
How to Plant Burdock Seeds
Sow seed into prepared seed beds 2 inches apart, ¾-1 inch deep in rows 24 inches apart. Kept at 68°F., germination is in 14-21 days. Thin to 4 inches apart.
Growing burdock: Culture is similar to carrots - Burdock requires deep loose, fine soil to perform its best. Harvest from fall through early spring.