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Valerian officinalis Seeds...Seed from Valerian officinalis

Type: Perennial Herb
Common Names:
Height: 36" to 48"
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Average
Other info: I am not sure how valerian is used as an herb, whether culinary or medicinal. I do know that the roots have a very sweet fragrance as do the white flowers. The white flowers can be used for cutting, or cut flower bouquets, but must be cut before the buds open.

Valerian officinalis
** valerian **

#3980   Valerian officinalis seeds:  
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[30 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 4-6 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds lightly with mix. Moisten mix. Place container in a location at 68-70°F. Keep mix moist by continued watering or place container inside sandwich baggie to retain moisture until germination begins. Seeds should begin germinating in 10-14 days.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Valerian at Wikipedia
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