Stinging Nettle

Urtica dioica Open Pollinated

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

Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

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'Stinging Nettle' seeds

Urtica dioica

  • 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.

Seeds per gram: 7000
Product code: A2-08

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 2mm
Season Spring
Germination 10-14 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 100cm
Plant Height 100cm
Position Part or full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 90 days

*Notes: Wear gloves when handling. Can be invasive.


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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 -

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Capped rate of $8.99

Express Delivery

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(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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