Catnip

Catnip - Seeds & Bulbs

Catnip
(Nepeta cataria)

Catnip is a multi purpose plant. The tea is very pleasant and has a lemon-mint flavor and fragrance. Catnip is also a recreational herb for cats. Toys stuffed with catnip will provide them with hours of entertainment. Catnip is hardy and grows in almost any soil.

Average Packet Count: 850 Seeds
Approximate seeds per ounce: 35,000
Approximate seeds per pound: 560,000

Plant Type: Perennial
Height: 1' to 3'
Exposure: Sun or Light Shade
When to Sow Outside: Sow in early spring, 2 to 4 weeks before the last frost. Plant as late as 2 months before first fall frost.
When to Sow Inside: 6 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: Press seeds onto surface of soil.
Seed Spacing: 2"
Days to Emerge: 10 to 15
Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1' apart.

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