Seed Freaks - Herbs - Milk Thistle
Seed Freaks – Herbs – Milk Thistle
Used in herbal medicine.
The seeds can also be ground and used as an alternative to coffee.
Bag the flower heads as they mature to avoid weediness.
Wear protective gloves as they are spiny.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: SEP, OCT, NOV
Temperate: OCT, NOV, DEC
Sub – Tropical: OCT, NOV, DEC
Tropical: OCT, NOV, DEC
Arid: OCT, NOV, DEC
PH 5.5 – 7.5
Rich, well-drained soil.
The seeds require light to germinate. Direct sow with a light covering of soil only.
They take approx. 2 weeks to germinate.
Plant in full sun.
Plant 30cm apart.
DAYS TO HARVEST
100 – 125 Days
APPROX 25 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN