Shop by Category
 
Plants
 
Seeds
 
Pots
 
Gifts
 
More
Arctium minus - Plant
Note: The image is for reference purpose only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height etc.
A good butterfly plant.
 Out of Stock

Availability by 3 - 5 days

0 Reviews |  Submit Review
( newly launched )
paypal cashback
All India Delivery
500,000 Happy Customers

Special Gift Today
Get 1 Plant O Boost Free
  • Plant Growth and Flowering Booster.
  • Can be applied to all house plants and vegetable plants
** The offer is valid on all orders placed today
PDFPrintEmail

With this purchase you will get:

01
Arctium minus Plant

Description for Arctium minus

Plant height: 3 - 6 inches
Plant spread:

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

Common name(s): bardane, beggar's button, button-bur, common burdock, burweed, cuckoo-button, lesser burdock, louse-bur, wild burdock, wild rhubarb.
Flower colours: light lavendar to deep violet or rarely white, with dark purple-tipped stamens surrounding a white style and extending above the disk flowers.
Bloom time: July - September
Max reacahble height: 2 to 5 feet
Difficulty to grow:: easy to grow

Planting and care

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

Sunlight: Full Sun
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.
Water: Water moderately.
Temperature: -
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.

Caring for Arctium minus

    Remove invasive plants that are competing for nutrients and resources.

Typical uses of Arctium minus

Special features: 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.

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.

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.

References

  • http://pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Arctium+minus
  • http://balconygardenweb.com/how-to-grow-burdock/

What Customer says ?

Want to tell us your experience with this product ? Just login and add your comments

There are yet no reviews for this product.

Any query about arctium minus - plant

You may browse related categories

ALL INDIA DELIVERY:

ahmedabad, bangalore, baroda, chandigarh, chennai, gurgaon,hyderabad, indore, kolkata, mumbai, nasik, new delhi, noida, patna,pimpri, puducherry, pune, raipur, ranchi, trivandrum,nellore,vijayawada, visakhapatnam, warangal, guwahati, dhanbad,jamshedpur, jamnagar, rajkot, surat, faridabad, srinagar, belgaum,mangalore, mysore, kochi, kozhikode, aurangabad, kolhapur,nagpur,siliguri, bokaro, durgapur, bardhaman, cuttack, rourkela, bhilai,rajahmundry, kakinada, brahmapur, guntur, tirupati, tirunelveli, kollam,thrissur, tiruchirappalli, salem, anantapur, kurnool, bellary and all over india