Herb Description: Catnip is a vigorous growing mint loved by cats. It is brewed into a tea to treat colds, headaches, flu, and fever. Tea also has a relaxing effect on children. Plants grow up to 36” tall. Grayish green leaves have a strong mint-like flavor and may be harvested 75 to 85 days after sowing. Attractive to bees and may be used to aid pollination in your garden! May be invasive. Deadhead if you don't want Catnip to self sow! Average water needs. Perennial.
Herb Botanical Name: Nepeta cataria
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Herb Duration: Biennial
Days to Herb Maturity: 80
Herb Seeds Per Oz: 42500
Herb Height: 36” to 48”
Herb Spacing: 15” to 18”
Herb Planting: Sow seeds indoors before last frost, or direct sow seeds outside after last frost. Plant seeds just under soil surface, and water.
Herb Seed Saving: Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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