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Valerian Seeds (Organic)

Valerian Seeds (Organic)

Sleepy Time Plant

Valerian - Valeriana officinalis

Perennial. Native to Europe and temperate Asia. Mature height is 5 ft or more with white flowers in the second year.

Approx. 100 seeds per packet.

USDA Certified OrganicCertified by Oregon Tilth
$4.25
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Description

Valerian - Valeriana officinalis

Perennial. Native to Europe and temperate Asia. Mature height is 5 ft or more with white flowers in the second year.

Approx. 100 seeds per packet.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 5.0"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Cold Hardy
  • Down to 25°F
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Drying
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Staking
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Tolerates Poor Drainage
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Tender Perennial
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Medicinal Plant
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 5.6 - 6.0
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun
Useful Plant Part : Root
Organic Certifier: Oregon Tilth

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Plant thrives in well-drained soil in sun to part shade and relishes frequent watering.

Planting & Growing: In the spring, sow seed in pots or directly in the garden. Light dependent germinator best sown by pressing seed into surface or barely covering with soil and keeping evenly moist and in the light. Germination takes 10-16 days. Young leaves look very different than mature leaves. Thin or transplant 1-2 feet apart. Flower heads should be removed during growing season to help rhizome develop for harvest.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest rhizome in the fall.

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