Herb, Catnip

Nepeta cataria
$2.99 to $5.75
SKU: 0459A
  • Organic
  • Perennial plant in zones 3-9
  • Plants grow to 2-3 feet when mature
  • Established plants are drought tolerant

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(Nepeta cataria) Native to Europe and Asia; grown in America since the colonial era. Euphoric effect for cats. Makes a tasty herbal tea for humans. Bushy plants spread 2-3' when mature. Very drought tolerant once plants are established. Perennial in zones 3-9.

Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost

Germination: 7-10 Days

Plant Outdoors: 12-18” Apart

Light: Sun/Partial Shade

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Transplant outdoors in early spring just before last frost. For maximum flavor and aroma, plant in a dry, sandy, sunny area; however, catnip will tolerate most soils and partial shade.