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Coltsfoot

Tussilago farfara

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

1m

5cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Coltsfoot Overview

This species has distinctively shaped leaves which are glossy green above, white-felted beneath and about 10-20cm across. From early spring onwards, tight groups of scaly flowering stems bear golden flowerheads. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

How to propagate Coltsfoot

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division of rhizomes.

Rhizomes

Other uses of Coltsfoot

Found on waste ground. Used medicinally for coughs.