Exposure of the medicinal plants. We suggest locating this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight during the coolest hours of the day.We suggest growing the The Greater burdock outdoors year round, as they don't fear cold weather.
Feed Greater burdock
During this period of the year, our plants need a frequent fertilization, to guarantee a good quantity of nutritional substances, useful during the development of new vegetation. We can add a fertilizer rich in nitrogen to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days, or a granular slow release fertilizer, to add to the ground every 3-4 months.
Care Greater burdock
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Greater burdock have a one or two year development cycle. The Greater burdock is medium in size and 1,2 m in height; in the autumn it assumes a greenpink colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.
Irrigation Greater burdock
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 2-3 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 2-3 glasses of water . We can use some medicinal plants in the kitchen, fresh; instead if we want to harvest them to use them dehydrated, let’s be sure about their balsamic period, meaning the period of the year in which every period has a higher quantity of active principles.
Adversity Greater burdock
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Substrate Greater burdock
We recommend growing these medicinal plants in a soft and light, very well drained soil.
Cultivate - Greater burdock
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.