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Urtica (Stinging Nettle)

Stinging Nettles are not only known for their stining hairs, but several species are used for their medical properties. Fresh young leaves and shoots can be used cooked as a vegetable. Always wear protecting gloves, when handling these plants! Easily grown in and humus rich, slightly moist soil in partial shade to full sun.
Sow flat on any humus rich, well drained soil in pots outside. Only slightly cover seeds and keep soil always moist from beneath. Carefully transplant the rootstock to the garden as soon as leaves start to wither and plants go dormant in summer to early autumn.
All are USDA Climate Zone 7.
20 seeds per package.
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Urtica bianorii (Mallorca Stinging Nettle)

Urtica bianorii (Mallorca Stinging Nettle)

20cm, Mallorca Stinging Nettle is a herbaceous perennial with dark green leaves with typical small inflated spots on their surface and translucent stinging hairs. From fresh spots in humus rich soils on Mallorca (Balearics, Spain). For any humus rich, well drained, slightly moist soil in a partially shaded to sunny spot with some winter protection against complete freezing through of soil. V-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 7398 € 4,99