Mullein, Common (Verbascum thapsus), packet of 100 seeds, organic [SD no]
Family: Figwort (Scrophulariaceae)
Hardy to Zones 3 to 8
(Aaron’s Rod, Great Mullein, Common Mullein, Velvet Plant) Biennial to 6 feet, native to Eurasia but naturalized worldwide. The plant has 2 growth phases, making a large and downy rosette in the first year, rising to an impressive flowering wand in the spring to summer of the second year. Traditional usage (TWM): maladies of the mucous membranes, antitussive. This is the most productive and best respected species to grow for leaf production. Plant prefers disturbed soil, will grow in clay, gravel or loam, likes full sun and requires only moderate water. The seeds are light-dependent germinators. Sow in spring by sprinkling on soil surface and tamp securely, then keep warm, evenly moist and in the light until germination, which is rapid. Thin or transplant to 2 feet apart.
100 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown, Not for sale to SD state