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LEONURUS japonicus

Chinese Motherwort (Yi-Mu-Cao)

(heterophyllus, sibiricus)
Select Item No. LA111

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Special Features: Whorly flower heads. Young leaves can be used as vegetable, second year flowering, TCM plant.
 
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: lilac-pink with dark lip
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
Flowering: Second year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: pinnatifid
Growth Habit: upright, erect
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.05263 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
950
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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