Platycodon-Doranji Balloon Flower Root

Exciting beautiful perennial edible. The bell flowers are blue and can be used as a cut flower, the roots are eaten in Korea, Russia and Japan. Pickled "Doraji" as a side dish or used as medicine as anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-allergy and the list goes on. It is a simple food used frequently the same as gobo (burdock root).

Start seeds in a free draining soil mixture in March to transplant out in warm moist garden soil. This is a hardy variety. Grows long tap roots like carrots. Does well in most soils but requires moisture therefore water in drought conditions.

50 seeds at $9.95

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