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Description

A good butterfly plant.

Arctium minus, commonly known as lesser burdock, burweed, louse-bur, common burdock, button-bur, cuckoo-button, or wild rhubarb, is a biennial plant.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name bardane, beggars button, button-bur, common burdock, burweed, cuckoo-button, lesser burdock, louse-bur, wild burdock, wild rhubarb.
Maximum Reachable Height 2 to 5 feet
Flower Colour light lavendar to deep violet or rarely white, with dark purple-tipped stamens surrounding a white style and extending above the disk flowe
Bloom Time July - September
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Remove invasive plants that are competing for nutrients and resources.

Arctium minus care

Succeeds on most soils, preferably moist. Prefers a sunny position. Prefers partial shade according to another report. A polymorphic species.

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Water moderately.
Soil Cultivate preferably in light, deep, well-drained and fertile soil that is rich in organic matter. This plant tolerates a soil pH in the range of 4.6-7.8, ideally a pH of 6.6 to 7.5 is better.
Fertilizer Budock is an aggressive plant that does not necessarily need fertilizer. To give plant a boost it can be fertilized occasionally with balanced fertilizer.

Arctium minus special feature

A fiber is obtained from the inner bark and is used to make paper. It is about 0.9 mm long. The stems are harvested in late summer, the leaves are removed and the stems steamed in order to strip off the fiber.

Arctium minus uses

Ornamental Use:

  • A fibre is obtained from the inner bark and is used to make paper

Medicinal Use:

  • It has soothing, mucilaginous properties and is said to be one of the most certain cures for many types of skin diseases, burns, bruises etc
  • It is used in the treatment of herpes, eczema, acne, impetigo, ringworm, boils, bites etc

Culinary Use:

  • Root-raw or cooked,usually peeled and sliced
  • The roasted root is a coffee substitute
  • Young leaves and leaf stems-raw or cooked

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Arctium minus ?

Arctium minus is commonly known as bardane, beggars button, button-bur, common burdock, burweed, cuckoo-button, lesser burdock, louse-bur, wild burdock, wild rhubarb.

How tall do Arctium minus grow?

On average Arctium minus grows 2 to 5 feet

What color are Arctium minus ?

A Arctium minus plant bears flowers of color light lavendar to deep violet or rarely white, with dark purple-tipped stamens surrounding a white style and extending above the disk flowers.

When Arctium minus blooms?

With enough light, Arctium minus may produce light lavendar to deep violet or rarely white, with dark purple-tipped stamens surrounding a white style and extending above the disk flowers. flowers in July - September

How hard is Arctium minus to grow?

A Arctium minus is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Arctium minus need?

A Arctium minus prefers Full Sun

How much water does a Arctium minus need?

A Arctium minus prefers watering Water moderately.

What kind of soil does a Arctium minus need?

A Arctium minus prefers Cultivate preferably in light, deep, well-drained and fertile soil that is rich in organic matter. This plant tolerates a soil pH in the range of 4.6-7.8, ideally a pH of 6.6 to 7.5 is better.

How often should I fertilize my Arctium minus ?

To encourage Arctium minus growth, Budock is an aggressive plant that does not necessarily need fertilizer. To give plant a boost it can be fertilized occasionally with balanced fertilizer.

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