Packet - VALERIAN - organic seeds

VALERIAN - organic seeds

Valeriana Officinalis

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Perennial. Delicate-looking, charming clusters of tiny pale pink flowers. Attractive in borders or herb gardens. Commonly used for sleep disorders

Valerian is used for sleep disorders, the inability to sleep (insomnia). Valerian is also used orally for anxiety and psychological stress.

Height: 80–150 cm (32–60 in.)

Extracted fragrance of the flowers was used in perfumes in the Renaissance. The root part  is  most used as a pain reliever, sedative, and to relieve migraine and insomnia. 

Germinates 7-21 days.

Sow seeds 3/8" deep into soil mix, moisten, and keep temperatures at 65-68°F (18-20°C) until germination. When germinated, grow at normal greenhouse temperatures until large enough to transplant. Transplant outside in the early spring when the ground can be worked. 
Sow drectly outdoors on spring or fall, sowing about 1 seed per inch at a depth of 3/8- 1/2". Thin to 12-18" apart, in rows 3' apart.Valerian grows in a wide range of soils, but prefers a moist, but well-drained loam.

Sun: Full sun/Part shade.

Packet 30 seeds