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Dandelion Seed

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Taraxacum officinale

  • Easy to grow.
  • Lovely yellow flower that turns into a blowball.
  • Self-seeds.
  • Leaves and flowers can be eaten in salad.

Supplied as a packet of approximately 1,000 seeds

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Pollinator Friendly

Dandelions have a stunning bright yellow flower, which as it turns to seed (which looks like a round ball of silver tufts of fluff) makes a great children's game, we used to count the number of times it took for us to blow the seeds off to tell the time! (if you allow the wind will happily blow the seeds off for you and it will self seed where it lands).

Often found growing in lawns or wild garden areas.

Taraxacum officinale was originally imported to America as a food crop.  The leaves are often used in salads are have similar characteristics to mustard greens. The flowers are sweet and again can be added to salads adding stunning colour and flavour. They also make good food for many caterpillars.

Part of the Asteraceae family. Low maintenance plant which can be grown in pots.

  • Perennial.
  • Evergreen.
  • Flower from May to October
  • Reach 12" (30 cm) tall.
  • Like a well drained soil.
  • Loves a sunny position but will tolerate partial shade.
  • Germinate at a constant 20°C (68°F), then reduce temperature.
  • Very lightly cover seeds.
  • Can split plants after flowering.

  • Culinary Uses
  • Can be made into dandelion wine.
  • Leaves can be used in salad and soup.
  • Roots can be used as a coffee substitute.
  • Can be made into a honey substitute syrup.
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Leaves are high in beta-carotene, vitamin C and iron.

  • Other Uses
  • Flower are used to make yellow dye.

Recognised to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

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A Note About Our Seed Packets & Seed Counts
Information on Victoriana's method of packeting seed, including information on the seed packets. Also details on Victoriana's seed guarantee.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.




Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265