Broad Leaf Plantain (Plantago major) Seed

$2.95

Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.

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Description

Plantago major (broadleaf plantain, or greater plantain) is a species of flowering plant in the plantain family Plantaginaceae. The plant is native to most of Europe and northern and central Asia.  It is one of the most abundant and widely distributed medicinal crops in the world.
Broadleaf plantain is also a highly nutritious wild edible, that is high in calcium and vitamins A, C, and K. The young, tender leaves can be eaten raw, and the older, stringier leaves can be boiled in stews and eaten.
Type:Perennial
Growing Zones:3 – 9
Sow:Sow directly in the Fall, or start indoors in pots 6-8 weeks before the last frost after cold stratification. Needs light to germinate.
Sow depth:¼ in. Barely cover
Days to Germinate:3 – 28 @ 55-65F
Special Maintenance:
Days to harvest:
Sunlight:Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time:Spring – Fall
Bloom Description:Green, spikes
Drought Tolerance:Moderate
Special Properties:Butterflies, Birds, Deer resistant

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