About Taraxacum officinale
Dandelion is a perennial plant growing almost everywhere, which can reach 38 cm in height. This plant has only basal leaves. Each leaf is toothed or lobed. The flower-heads are up to 4.5 cm wide, yellow. The florets number 40 to over 100 per head, that are yellow or orange-yellow in color.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Dandelion, Pitachumki, Dudhi, Baran, dudal, Dudh-batthal, Dudhal, Kaadu shaavanthi, Han, Dugddhapheni, Dugdhapheni, Lootari, Payasvini, Patri, Bathur |
|Maximum Reachable Height ||8 to 12 inches|
|Flower Colour ||orange-yellow |
|Bloom Time ||April - September|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and careGrow a less bitter variety.Try growing Dandelions in the shade.To reduce bitterness, harvest Dandelion leaves early.
Taraxacum officinale care
A very easily grown plant, it succeeds in most soils, though it prefers a well-drained humus-rich neutral to alkaline soil in full sun or light shade.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Soil || well-drained soil|
|Temperature || 7–34°C |
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Taraxacum officinale special feature
Benefit of growing Dandelions:It is a perennial. After you harvest the plant it will grow back the same season, year after year.
Taraxacum officinale uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- To treat infections, bile and liver problems, and as a diuretic
- For increasing appetite, and as a plant bitter for improving digestion
- Dandelion wine - DeliciousDandelion saladDandelion smoothies - They're rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidantsDandelion tea - This brew may reduce blood pressure, reduce blood sugar, aid in digestion and help control premenstrual cramps
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Taraxacum officinale ?
Taraxacum officinale is commonly known as Dandelion, Pitachumki, Dudhi, Baran, dudal, Dudh-batthal, Dudhal, Kaadu shaavanthi, Han, Dugddhapheni, Dugdhapheni, Lootari, Payasvini, Patri, Bathur
How tall do Taraxacum officinale grow?
On average Taraxacum officinale grows 8 to 12 inches
What color are Taraxacum officinale ?
A Taraxacum officinale plant bears flowers of color orange-yellow
When Taraxacum officinale blooms?
With enough light, Taraxacum officinale may produce orange-yellow flowers in April - September
How hard is Taraxacum officinale to grow?
A Taraxacum officinale is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Taraxacum officinale need?
A Taraxacum officinale prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Taraxacum officinale need?
A Taraxacum officinale prefers watering medium
What kind of soil does a Taraxacum officinale need?
A Taraxacum officinale prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Taraxacum officinale like?
A Taraxacum officinale prefers 7–34°C
How often should I fertilize my Taraxacum officinale ?
To encourage Taraxacum officinale growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Monday, 07 October 2019
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