Woad, seed

$6.60$19.80 incl. GST

Seed Count: 20 / packet
Cultivation: easy
Botanical Name: Isatis tinctoria
Seed / Gram: ~ 170 seed / gram
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Woad seed, Isatis tinctoria.

Woad is also known as Isatis, Da-quing-ye. This is Dyers Woad, source of a natural blue dye used in England and Europe since medieval times. Herb also has an antiviral action, being used in Ayurvedic medicine for immune system support and treatment of urinary tract infections. Woads is native to Europe and Asia. Adaptable to most soils and positions. Frost and drought tolerant. Herbaceous perennial to 1.2m. Bright yellow flowers in spring and summer.

Woad plants are also available.