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Catnip Seed

Image of Catnip
Image of Catnip
Image of Catnip
Image of Catnip

Nepeta cataria

Cats love this plant - they roll around in the foliage!

  • Attracts pollinating insects.
  • Deters rats, aphids and ants.
  • Very pretty!

Supplied as a packet of approximately 150 seeds.

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Pollinator Friendly

Also known as Catmint.

Lemon scented makes a most refreshing tisane or tea which was drunk far more before tea arrived from China.

Cats love to roll around in this plant.

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

A member of the mint family.

  • Hardy perennial.
  • Likes a sunny position or light shade.
  • Prefers well drained but moist, light soil.
  • Reaches 3 feet (1 meter) tall.
  • Pretty lavender flowers.
  • Sow in Spring or Autumn where you intend to grow them.
  • When seedlings are large enough to handle thin to 12" (30 cm) apart.
  • Cut the plants back in the Autumn.
  • Makes a good edging plant.
  • Attracts cats!
  • Top Tips.
  • Mulch lightly in Spring and Autumn.
  • If you cut back once they have flowered you should get a second harvest.
  • Cut the plants back in Autumn.
  • Culinary Uses.
  • Rub onto meat to flavour.
  • Can be drunk as tea.
  • Flowers can be used in salads.
  • Good for flavouring stews and sauces.
  • Medicinal Uses.
  • Rich in Vitamin C.
  • Can help relieve cold, flu and fever symptoms.
  • Induces sleep.
  • Can help colic in children.
  • Can be used as a mild sedative, good for upset stomach and diarrhoea.
  • Is good for use on bruises and irritated scalps.
  • Has anti-inflammatory properties so can aid rheumatism and arthritis.
  • Aids digestion.
  • Works as a mild anti-depressant.
  • Can be used to treat hemorrhoids.
  • Other Uses.
  • Attracts bees and butterflies.
  • Can be dried and put into cats toys.
  • Can deter rats, flea beetle, aphids and ants.
  • Leaves can be used as an insect repellant.

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using. Avoid if pregnant or suffer from pelvic inflammatory disease.

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