Horehound, seed

$4.40$9.80 incl. GST

Seed Count: 50 / packet
Germination Difficulty: easy
Botanical Name: Marrubium vulgare
Seed / Gram: ~1,000 / gram
Noxious Weed: Not for sale in SA and WA

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Description

Horehound, Marrubium vulgare, is sometimes known as White Horehound. Horehound is prepared as a tea stimulate appetite and may act as a mild sedative. Lozenges or syrup based on Horehound are a remedy for bronchial coughs. Ingestion may produce perspiration. Leaves are a flavouring for beer. White Horehound is  a native of Europe and is adaptable to most soils and positions. Small white flowers occurring in tight whorls in late spring and summer. Drought and frost resistant.  A perennial plant, growing to 0.3m x 0.6 m.

Please Note: this species is a declared noxious weed in Sa and WA and may not be sold in these states