Catmint

Nepeta mussinii Packet

Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

$1.50
In Stock

  • Good for container planting
  • Has culinary and medicinal uses
  • Highly attractive to bees

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Description

'Catmint' seeds

Nepeta mussinii

Synonyms: Nepeta x faassenii

  • Good for container planting
  • Has culinary and medicinal uses
  • Highly attractive to bees

Perennial herb growing to 45cm. Clump forming shrub with lavender/blue spikes of flowers over a long period. Soft grey/green wrinkled leaves. Good for container planting. Tolerant of poor soil conditions and hot, dry weather. Often used as an insect deterrent, said to deter aphids. Has culinary and medicinal uses. Leaves can be harvested fresh and added to soups or dried to be used like tea with a light minty flavour. Catmint is still considered a cat stimulant however it has less of the compound that attracts cats than Catnip. Highly attractive to bees.

Seeds per gram: 1500
Product code: G5-04

Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 10mm
Season Spring
Germination 10-20 days @ 21-27°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 60cm
Plant Height 45cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 90 days

*Notes: Cut back after flowering

Shipping

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We do not deliver overseas.

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Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates, the delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*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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