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Taraxacum Genus

Dandelion

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Description

Taraxacum genus (Dandelion). This is a very large genus with many species producing basal rosettes of crisp green leaves which are sharply toothed or have lobed edges. The flower stems are hollow, and bear a single flowerhead which consists of numerous narrow ray florets.

Characteristics

Herbaceous

Other common names

Blowballs

Origin

Europe and other regions

Cultivation

You should grow in a sunny position in moist, well-drained soil.

Propagation

You should propagate from seeds.

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