Vegetables Burdock Chiko

Chiko

Burdock Seed

Product ID: 2256

Nutritious and medicinal, Chiko is a unique Asian specialty.

Long (1-2'), slender (1"), uniform roots with light-brown skin. A great season extension offering. Market with herbs, Asian greens, or include in root bunches. For fall, winter, and spring harvest and storage. Can be overwintered in soil, much the same as parsnips. Cook like carrots. Delicious in hearty soups and bean stews. Avg. 35,100 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1 Ounce

$20.00
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1/4 Pound

$47.70
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1 Pound

$155.05
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CULTURE: DIRECT SEEDING: Burdock requires a deep, 1-2', well-drained soil to produce quality roots. Sow anytime in spring, about 2" apart, 3/4" deep, in rows 24" apart. Thin to 2-3" apart.
HARVEST: Fall through early spring. A raised bed with removable sides enables harvesting from the side, which results in fewer broken roots.
STORAGE:
Optimum storage at 32°F (0°C) and 95% relative humidity. Unwashed roots will be slower to wilt at market.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE:
1 oz./230', 4 1/2 oz./1,000', 6 lb./acre at 7 seeds/ft. in rows 2' apart.
SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/LB.: Avg. 35,100.
PACKET:
100 seeds, sows 14'.

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Quick Facts

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Latin Name
Arctium lappa
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
120 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated