CALAMINTHA nepeta

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CALAMINTHA nepeta

Nepitella, Lesser Calamint
(CLINOPODIUM)
Select Item No. CO021

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

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: West Asia, South Europe, Middle East, Caucasus: alpine steppes, rocky meadows.
Special Features: Permanent flowering.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: light blue-pink
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: simple, ovate, glabrous, green, aromatic scented
Growth Habit: clumping / bushy
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.30303 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3300
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 - 6 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
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.

Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
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: Light (100-150 ppm)
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