- Perennial plant in zones 3-9
- Plants grow to 2-3 feet when mature
- Established plants are drought tolerant
(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.