Catnip Seeds 3020

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Heirloom Herb. Catnip seeds won't produce a plant that would win a beauty pageant, the greyish-green, heart-shaped leaves make a soothing tea. And of course cats go wild for it!  In the garden plants can grow to 90 cm (3"²) high. Catnip will self-sow and establish persistent stands. In most situations, catnip is a short lived perennial hardy in Zones 3-9.

How to Grow

1650 seed/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.

Additional information

WEIGHT N/A
DIMENSIONS N/A
BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS

High Summer

   
LIFECYCLE

Perennial

PROPAGATION

Sow Direct

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

7 to 14

LIGHT

Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT

Bushy

HEIGHT

Medium Tall (50 to 100 cm)(20" to 39")

FROST TOLERANCE

Winter Hardy

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Introduced Species Now Naturalized

FAMILY NAME

Lamiaceae

LATIN

Nepeta cataria

SUGGESTED USES

Bee and pollinator plant, Cats love the leaves, Flower spikes are used in fresh or dried arrangements, Large container plant., Leaves are used in sauces, tea, salads

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