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Large Red Plantain

Plantago major rubrifolia

Grown today mostly as an ornamental, this hardy perennial was used historically as a tender spring salad green or as potherb when mature. It was extolled in old herbals for its use in herbal remedies and is mentioned in the 1768 installment of Sauer’s Philadelphia herbal. The plants turn deep maroon in the fall and will overwinter perfectly in cold frames.  Minimum 30 seeds, $4.50. Germination 98%. Packed for 2024.  LOTRW2023-POTH063

Large Red Plantain

SKU: POTH063
$4.50Price