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Stinging Nettle


Easy to grow and a good deterrent. Great for; composting, dried animal fodder, beneficial pollinators, improving soil, Nettle Tea, Cream of Nettle Soup, medicinal benefits. Grow in a container buried in the ground to prevent spreading.

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Data sheet

Soil Type: Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.
Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Water Needs: Low, Moderate, Low/Moderate, Moderate/High
Light: Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade, Partial Shade
Growth Cycle: Perennial
Edible: Yes
Height: e: Up to 1.5 Feet
Growing Instructions: Sprinkle seeds directly onto soil after danger of frost. Do not cover. Keep moist until established. Germination 5-15 days. Transplant when 2-3 true leaves appear. Space seedlings 18"-24" apart in Full Sun/Partial Shade.
Warnings: Can be Invasive
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter, Soil Improvement, Medicinal Value, Composting
Growth Rate: Moderate


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