Cordao (Klipp Dagga) (Leonotis nepetifolia)seeds, organic

$3.95$23.55

Family:  Mint (Lamiaceae)

Fast-growing annual.  Flowers in 60 days.

(Lion’s Ear, Klipp Dagga) Self-seeding annual native to East and South Africa. Highly decorative, multi stemmed, with bristling whorls of long-tubed and curving orange flowers. Traditional usage (African tribal): Smokeable euphoric.  Sow seed in spring.  Barely cover with soil, tamp well and keep evenly moist and warm and in the light until germination, which takes 7 to 10 days.  Transplant or thin to 1 to 2 feet apart.

Packet contains ~50 seeds
1 g contains ~400 seeds
5 g contains ~2,000 seeds
Certified Organically Grown

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  1. 3 out of 3 people found this helpful
    Kerri Kiernan

    First year it flowered!

    Kerri Kiernan

    I live and grow in zone four in Wisconsin… Our summers are very short and so often I use a greenhouse and I start my transplants in March to extend the growing season… I’ve tried this one many years and this is the first year it has flowered! It’s been a hot summer, so I’m guessing that is why. Currently in flower it is well over my head 🙂

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      Richo Cech

      hi kerri, good going! r

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    constance fairer

    when do you harvest this plant? do you dry the leaves?

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      Richo Cech

      Hi Constance, yes, these can be harvested anytime during the growth cycle and yes, the leaves are normally dried before use. r

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  3. Al Clark

    This plant was everything you said it was.

    Al Clark

    Last year I bought quite a few members of the mint family. I believe that I had 100% germination with the Cordao. Living in northern Nevada, trying new products is sketchy. The plants grew about 4′ – 5′ tall, and held up to the wind. The seed heads are fascinating. I highly recommend this plant.

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