Seed Exchange - Iowa heirloom grown near Festina, Iowa since 1920 by Katherine Einck’s family (Diane Ott Whealy’s grandmother). Large fragrant heads and abundant long-lasting foliage. Great for canning or fresh use. Germination is erratic, so please be patient. Self-seeding annual.
Self-seeding annual plant
Plants grow to 24 inches tall with yellow flowers
Strong aroma and large flower heads
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors early in the spring when the ground has warmed. Prefers rich, well-drained soil and a sheltered location out of the wind. Will readily volunteer each year from dropped seeds.
Direct Seed 1/8" deep
Germination 6-21 days
Thin 8-12" apart
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