Echinacea Herb Seeds (500mg)Product Number: ECHINACEA
Echinacea Herb (500mg):
Echinacea is known for its medicinal properties and for helping stave off the common cold. Grow this healthy and beautiful blossom in your garden using 100% heirloom seeds from Patriot Seeds. Our seeds are non-hybrid, non-GMO and sourced in the USA. The seeds also come packed in resealable heavy-duty packages, so you can save remaining seeds for 5+ years. Once established, Echinacea will self-seed, giving you an even bigger return on your investment in quality seeds. When you're ready to declare your food independence, buy Patriot Seeds!
Echinacea Planting Instructions:
Echinacea is relatively low-maintenance. It grows best in full sun, planted 1/2 inch deep and 1 to 2' apart. Plant outdoors when a light frost is still possible. Several times during the season, apply a quality flower fertilizer to encourage the development of big, beautiful blossoms. Use mulch to prevent weeds and to conserve ground moisture. Cut plants to the ground in late winter after the flowers have gone to seed.
Echinacea Harvesting Instructions:
On a regular basis, pinch off spent flowers or use them as cuttings in flower arrangements. Regularly harvesting buds will help extend the blooming period of the plant.
Did You Know This About Echinacea?
Echinacea is a real workhorse! The herb is used in 200 different medications. Before it became a home remedy for the common cold, Echinacea Purpurea was known as the "thirsty plant" because people ate its purple roots to reduce thirst during droughts.
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