Exposure of the medicinal plants. Locate this plant in a partially shady place, where it can take in the solar rays during the coolest hours of the day.We advise cultivating the The Greater burdock outdoors, since it doesn't fear cold temperatures.
Fertilize 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.
Cultivation 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.
Water Greater burdock
Water sporadically, with 2-3 glasses of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 2-3 weeks . 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.
Pests 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.
Mold Greater burdock
We recommend growing these medicinal plants in a soft and light, very well drained soil.
Plant - Greater burdock
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.