Saint John's Wort

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This short-lived perennial is a well-investigated medicinal herb that traditionally has been used for wounds, general aches and pains, and is more famous in its use with mild depression and insomnia. This plant is well-suited for use in pollinator habitat restoration and erosion control. Grown from seed, it will create the strongest tap roots. Caution: can become invasive in some areas, though not easily in natural habitats, and can be toxic in large amounts to some livestock.

    • 8-12 hours of Sun
    • Sprouts in 10-20 Days
    • Ideal Temperature: 60 Degrees F
    • Seed Depth: Surface Sow
    • Plant Spacing: 12"
    • Frost Hardy: Yes
    • Hypericum perforatum

Growing Tips: Perennial in zones 4-8. Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost, or direct seed after. Surface sow, gently pressing into soil: light aids germination. Tolerates most conditions but prefers moist, light soil. CAUTION: Hazardous to livestock.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 200
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