Althaea officinalis Open Pollinated

  • Perennial 120cm
  • Medicinal herb
  • Very attractive plant

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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'Marshmallow' seeds

Althaea officinalis

  • Perennial 120cm
  • Medicinal herb
  • Very attractive plant

Perennial growing to 120cm. Upright bush plant with dark green leaves and white and rose coloured flowers. Very attractive, often grown as an ornamental. Has many medicinal uses. Was originally used to make Marshmallow confectionery.

Seeds per gram: 500
Product code: B4-13

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring and autumn
Germination 10-14 days @ 20-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 80cm
Plant Height 120cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 120 days flower (730 root harvest)


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All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 3-4 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates or delivery timeframes, all delivery times are estimates only.


Order contains: Delivery options: Delivery cost per order
Small seed packets ONLY - Economy Delivery $3.00 or FREE on orders over $25 $5
Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

Capped rate of $8.99

Express Delivery

Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


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