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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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Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Cycle:Perennial
Water Needs:Low, Low/Moderate, Moderate, Moderate/High
Light:Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade, Partial Shade
Growth RateModerate
Height:e: Up to 1.5 Feet
Soil Type:All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Special Features:Butterflies and Pollinators, Composting, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter, Medicinal Value, Soil Improvement
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