Dandelion leaves sprout from a hollow stem that is either green or red. Leaves have a variety of flavors, from mild to very bitter, depending on the size. Dandelion greens belong to the sunflower plant family.
Dandelion is high in calcium and rich in iron. It is a good source of protein, and is a detoxifier, like kale. Diuretic properties of dandelion greens make them useful for promoting urine production and reducing symptoms of some liver, gallbladder and kidney conditions.
Temperature:The optimum temperature for dandelion is 32 to 36 degrees.