Hemlock, Poison seed

$6.60$16.50 incl. GST

Seed Count: 30 / packet
Germination Difficulty: moderate
Botanical Name: Conium maculatum
Seed / Weight: ~300 seed/gram
Noxious Weed; declared noxious weed in NSW, ACT and Victoria

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Poison Hemlock, Conium maculatum, is sometimes known as Hemlock. All parts of this plant are very poisonous, do not ingest. The ancient greeks administered the juice from this plant, as a poison, to execute criminals. Socrates died in this manner. Note: Poisonous Plant. Hemlock is native to Europe is adaptable to most soils and conditions. White flowers in spring. Frost resistant but drought tender. A biennial plant, growing to 1.5m x 1.0m.

Please note; this species is a declared, noxious weed in Victoria, ACT and NSW and may not be sold in these states.