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Arctium

Arctium spp.

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Arctium palladinii 1
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Arctium Overview

Arctium contains 19 species of biennial plants, well known by the name burdock. They are native to Asia and Europe, but have been introduced worldwide. Featuring large dark green leaves up to 70cm long, with wooly undersides and hollow leafstalks and spiky purple flowerheads.

How to propagate Arctium

Seed

By seed.

Other uses of Arctium

Various culinary and medicinal uses, as well as for bee fodder.