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White Horehound


Grown as a medicinal plant for over 2,000 years, especially in Europe for coughs, colds, dyspepsia, and loss of appetite. Horehound is served as a sacred herb on the Jewish Passover. Grows in a round bushy form with woody branches and white flowers produced in June.

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Soil Type: Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Chalky Soil, Silty Soil, Clay Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.
Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Water Needs: Low, Low/Moderate, Moderate/High
Light: Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade
Growth Cycle: Perennial
Height: f: Up to 2 Feet
Growing Instructions: Start indoors 12 weeks before first frost or sow directly in the garden in early spring or fall. Sow seeds 1/8“ - 1/4" deep, spacing 3 - 4 seeds at 1 foot apart. Germination 7-21 days at 72F (can be erratic).
Warnings: Can be Invasive
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators, Medicinal Value
Growth Rate: Moderate