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Plantago Plantain Seeds bin268

Plantago Plantain may be considered a weed by most, but to the informed, this is a valuable plant.

Common name : Ribwort Plantain (Narrowleaf Plantain, Narrow Leaf Plantain, English Plantain)
Latin name : Plantago lanceolata
Family name : Plantaginaceae                    

This Plantain is probably the most easily recognised of all the Plantain species and is good tortoise fodder as part of a mixed diet.  The flower stamens are a creamy-white, giving this Plantain the appearance of having a white flower when in fact it is brown.

Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.




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