Catnip, Japanese (Jing-jie) (Nepeta tenuifolia) seeds, organic


Family:  Mint (Lamiaceae)

Annual, 120 days to maturity

(Schizonepeta tenuifolia) Aromatic annual herb growing to 4 feet tall, native to China.  Traditional use (TCM): One of the warming Chinese herbs that releases the exterior, usually used in tea form.  The plant prefers a sunny, warm exposure and a fast-draining soil of medium fertility.  Scarify the seed lightly on medium grit sandpaper and surface-sow on sandy medium and press in firmly.  Keep evenly moist and in the light.  Germination requires 1 to 3 weeks. Start in greenhouse and work up in pots or direct-seed in the spring garden.  Space plants 1 foot apart.

Packet contains 100 seeds
1 g contains ~2,000 seeds
Certified Organically Grown

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