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Nepeta cataria

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Catnip Organic Seeds

Nepeta cataria

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The catnip herb is a member of the mint family that gets its name because of its particular attraction for cats!

The herb every cat loves, our catnip plant seeds should germinate for you in 812 days under the right growing conditions.

For bushier catnip plants, pinch the tops of their shoots when buds appear.

It can also be grown for bee forage. Young leaves and shoots impart a lemony-mint flavor to everyday cooking and catnip tea. Harvest catnip that's flavorful and sure to please your feline friends. It's easy to grow and maintain, with harvesting just 812 days away. Plus, enjoy the bonus of bee forage and natural kitchen flavorings.

Sku: 0814

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Catnip

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Safe for bees

for Bees

Good For Pollinators

Good For Pollinators

Grows best In

Best In:

Full Sun


Days to

5 -15 Days


Days to

80 - 120 Days


Container Size:



Growing Height:

25 - 72"

water Needs


Moist (2 in / week)

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Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Moths, and Pollinators, Pet Friendly

Botanical Name: Nepeta cataria

Fill Weight (grams): 0.2

Flavor: Lemony-mint

Preparation Ideas: Use catnip leaves in your tea and cats won't be the only ones who can't resist this herb!

Plant Type: Herb

Plant Lifecycle: Perennial

Approximate Seed Count: 200 - 300

Landscape Use: Edible Garden

Disease Resistance: Dry Soil|Poor Soil|Pollution Resistance

Tolerance: Drought Tolerant

Growing Season(s): Summer|Fall

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Summer|Fall

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Sow directly in the garen in full sun in ordinary well-drained soil. Thin plants to 20 inches apart when they are 2 inches tall. Pinch back the tops of the shoots for bushy plants when the buds appear.

Planting Depth: 0.5"

Seed Spacing: 20"

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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Harvest catnip by cutting off the top leaves and flowers when the flowers begin to open in early summer. Expect 2 harvests in a normal year.

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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