Catnip is a multi-purpose plant. The tea is very pleasant with a lemon-mint flavor and fragrance. Along with fresh catnip planted in containers indoors year-round, catnip toys filled with dried leaves will provide your feline friends with hours of fun. But be warned; they may ignore you for a while! Catnip is very hardy and grows in almost any soil; self-sows readily. A hardy perennial in USDA zones 3 and warmer. Plants grow up to 3′ tall and wide. Prefers full to partial sun exposure. Botanical Interests’® Catnip Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 128 feet.
Outdoors: Sow 2-4 weeks before your average last frost date. Sow as late as 2 months before your average first fall frost date. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 60°–70°F.
Indoors: Sow 6-8 weeks before your average last frost date.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.