'Catnip' - (Pets) - Herb Seeds - (Heirloom) - 500mg
1,400+ Seeds per Pack!
One of only a few cat vices allowed for Sr. Wiskerton. Also makes a great soothing tea. Can grow to 90cm (3 ft.) high. Harvest quickly as this plants life-cycle can be short. A relevant herb product to sell at the local farmer's market.
1650 seeds per gram. Sow seed directly outside in a sunny spot in May. Barely cover seed and keep the soil moist through the 7-14 day germination period.
Thin plants in the garden to 25 cm (10") apart.
Blooming Season Begins: High Summer
Life Cycle: Perennial
Propagation: Sow Direct
Days to Emergence: 7 to 14
Light: Full Sun
Growth Habit: Bushy
Height: Tall (> 70 cm)
Frost Tolerance: Winter Hardy
Degree of Difficulty: Easy
Heritage: Introduced Species Now Naturalized
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Latin: Nepeta cataria
Leaves are used in sauces, tea, salads.
Bee and pollinator plant
Cats love the leaves
Flower spikes are used in fresh or dried arrangements.