NEPETA cataria

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NEPETA cataria

Common Catmint, Catnip

Select Item No. NA020

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: South Europe, Africa, Asia: waste areas, scree, roadsides.
Historical: Traditional remedies of folk medicine for internal and external applications.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: June - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: simple, cordate, serrate, dull, green, aromatic scented
Growth Habit: bushy
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average / warm
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.66667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 5 - 7 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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