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Buck's horn plantain, minutina (Plantago coronopus)

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Buck's horn plantain, minutina (Plantago coronopus)
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2.10 € *
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Item number
PLA01
Seed quantity:
1,500 Pcs.
Botanical name:
Arnoglossum subulatum, Asterogeum laciniatum, Coronopus vulgaris, Plantago coronopus
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Description

In Tuscany this wild plant is regarded highly as an important ingredient of many a salad. It is quite small and sports feathered leaves, which are decorative as well as tasty. When wetted it becomes gelatinous and serves as an efficient laxative.

1500 Seeds

Growing instructions
Annual or hardy perennial growing to 0.3m. Sow early spring indoors. Pot up the seedlings into individual pots as soon as the first true leaf appears and plant them out after the last expected frosts. Prefers a sunny position.

picture source: By Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 08:15,3 December 2006 (UTC) (photographed by myself) [ GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Details: Plant description & care

Plant family:
Plantaginaceae
Plant height approx.:
5–25 cm
Root system :
Taproot
Flower colour:
White
Flowering period :
August, July, June, September
Location:
Sun
Water requirements:
mäßig
Lifecycle :
Annual, Perennial
Winter hardy up to:
–15 °C

Sowing & cultivation

Sowing time outdoors:
April, July, June, March, May
Sowing depth:
Needs light to germinate
Best germination temperature :
20 – 22 °C
Germination time in days:
7 – 14
Planting distance approx.:
30 x 30 cm
Main harvest:
Year–round

Companion planting

Other names

Italian names:
Barba dei frati, Erba Stella, Minutina

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