Seed Exchange - Native to Europe and Asia, catnip has been grown in North America since the colonial era. Known for its euphoric effect on cats, this herb also makes a tasty tea for humans. Its bushy plants spread to 2-3' when mature. Catnip is very drought-tolerant once plants are established. Perennial in zones 3-9.
Perennial plant in zones 3-9
Plants grow to 2-3 feet when mature
Established plants are drought tolerant
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.
Sow 4-6 weeks before the last frost
Germination 7-10 days
Plant 12-18" apart
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