Seed Freaks - Herbs - Soapwort
Seed Freaks – Herbs – Soapwort
Attractive pink/white perennial which grows to 60cm.
The leaves and stems and roots can be used as an alternative to shampoo.
Chop finely, bring to the boil in enough water to cover.
Cool, strain and keep in a jar in the fridge. Use within a week.
Grow in pots to avoid spread.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: All Year.
Temperate: Autumn and late winter through spring.
Sub – Tropical: Autumn and late winter through spring.
Tropical: Autumn and late winter through spring.
Arid: Autumn and late winter through spring.
Soil PH 6 – 7.5
Moist, well-drained soil.
Direct sow 5mm deep.
Seed requires cold stratification (store in refrigerator prior to sowing) and may take 4 weeks to germinate.
Prick out and pot up.
Do not ingest soapwort.
Potential eye irritant.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 100 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN
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