Use leaves in salads and cooked. Rich in organic minerals, silica, iron, copper, calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Very high in vitamin A. Four fresh young leaves eaten every day will supply an adult with most of the essential vitamins and minerals. Compost activator. Ground dried root used in 3rd year as coffee substitute. Leaves can be blanched by tying together. Perennial. Sow warm months, tolerates shade.
Seed count: 1180/g.
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