Stinging Nettle

Urtica dioica


Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

$1.10
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Stinging Nettle

Urtica dioica

NOT TO NZ


  • Perennial 100cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb
  • Attracts butterflies


Perennial growing to 100cm. Plants are covered in small hollow hairs that produce a stinging sensation, irritation and discomfort when in contacted with skin; the stinging hairs can be neutralized by drying or cooking. Has medicinal and culinary uses. Very nutritious. Fast growing. Attracts butterflies. Is said to repel flies.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring
Position: Part or full sun, moist soil
Plant Spacing: 100cm
Hardiness: Hardy
Plant Height: 100cm
Care: Wear gloves when handling. Can be invasive.

(Product number: A2-08)
Seeds per gram: 7000 seeds


SKU A2-08
Botanical name: Urtica dioica
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 500 seeds
Seeds per gram: 7000
Photo credits:

Photo by MPF / CC BY-SA 3.0

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