Broad leaf plantain is easily grown in any average, well-drained soil under full or partial sun. This plant is characterized by its wide, flat, often egg-shaped leaves and its tiny-clustered, flower filled stalks that bloom during the summer. Broad leaf plantains can be eaten, and is excellent added into salads while young. Medicinally, it is used topically to treat minor wounds.
|Sow:||Start indoors in pots 4-6 weeks before the last frost or sow directly outside after the danger of frost has passed. Barely cover seed.|
|Sow Depth:||1/4 in.|
|Days to Germinate:||7 – 14|
|Days to Harvest:||90 – 120|
|Sunlight:||Full to partial sun|
|Bloom Time:||May – September|
|Special Properties:||Attracts pollinators, edible, medicinal|