Henna (Lawsonia inermis), packet of 50 seeds

$3.95

Family:  Loosestrife (Lythraceae)

Zones 10 to 12, otherwise grown as a potted tree and protected from frost.

(Mhina, Mehndi, Mignonette Tree, Egyptian Privet, ) (Lawsonia inermis syn. Lawsonia alba)  Tropical evergreen perennial tree to 30 feet, with rigid stems and leaves opposite, oval shaped, about an inch long.  It is the leaves that yield the dye known as henna, mixed with various mordants to produce the different colors for the hair.  The leaves may be ground and mixed with water or other solvents to make a non-permanent tattoo for body or traditionally, for the palms of the hands and soles of the feet.    Tree prefers full sun to part shade and dryish soils.  Sow the seeds in fast-draining medium.  Warmth, even bottom heat, is recommended, with germination in 3 to 6 weeks.

50 seeds per packet, open pollinated, untreated, NO GMO’s

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    Jose Alejo

    What colors of Henna do you carry? The Henna you is it With the sweet Scent?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello Jose, Actually we’re out of henna seeds right now (9/25/2020) and henna makes different colors by adding different mordants.
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    • Yaaminy

      When are you going to get Henna Seeds please let me know

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    • Mayche Cech

      Mayche Cech

      Hello Yaaminy,
      Yes, I have Henna seeds in germ test now. Please hit waitlist. When the germ test comes up positive I will re-enable sales and you’ll get an auto e-mail.
      Richo

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