Native host plant for Monarch Butterflies that will regrow each spring after sowing from seed. Deep tap roots make this a good drought tolerant plant to grow in zones 3 - 9.
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**Earthcare Milkweed Seeds come already Cold Stratified and ready to sow saving the 30-90 days cold stratification required for germination**
Native host plant for Monarch Butterflies that will regrow each spring after sowing from seed. Deep tap roots make this a good drought tolerant plant to grow in USDA Zones 3 - 9.
The seeds are fresh for the current year and can be kept in the fridge until ready for sowing.
Description and planting guides are on each packet.
|Soil Type:||Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.|
|Zones:||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Water Needs:||Moderate, Very Low, Low/Moderate, Low|
|Light:||Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade|
|Edible:||Yes, with Caution|
|Height:||h: Up to 4 Feet, g: Up to 3 Feet|
|Growing Instructions:||Sow in Spring or Fall 1/8" deep into finely raked soil. Cover lightly and keep moist. Germination 7-21 days (70-75F).|
|Special Features:||Butterflies and Pollinators, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter|
|Already Cold Stratified:||Yes|