Marshmallow

Althaea officinalis


Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

$1.25
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Marshmallow

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.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: 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 to Maturity/Flowering: 120 days flower (730 root harvest)

(Product number: B4-13)
Seeds per gram: 500 seeds


SKU B4-13
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Althaea officinalis
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 500
Photo credits:

Photo by Phil Sellens/ CC BY 2.0

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