Betony (Wood), seed

$5.50$11.00 incl. GST

Seed Count: 30 / packet
Germination: moderate
Botanical Name: Stachys officinalis
Seed / Gram: 700 / gm

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Betony is a rhizome based plant that produces reddish purple flowers in late spring or autumn. Ancient Egyptians utilised this plant as a medicinal herb. Leaves were one of the traditional ingredients in the witches’ brew of the middle ages in Europe. Folk use as a remedy for anxiety, gout, headaches and rheumatism. External use of leaves as a poultice for bruises and wounds. Betony is native of Europe and prefers light to medium, well drained soils in an open, sunny position. Frost resistant but drought tender. A perennial ground cover, growing to 0.6 m x 1m