Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum) Seed


Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.
No sales to CO, IA, MO, NM


Dipsacus fullonum is a species of flowering plant known by the common names wild teasel or fuller’s teasel, although the latter name is usually applied to the cultivated species Dipsacus sativus. It is native to Eurasia and North Africa, but it is known in the Americas as an introduced species and often a noxious weed. The inflorescence is a cylindrical array of lavender flowers which dries to a cone of spine-tipped hard bracts.
Growing Zones:3 – 9
Sow:Start indoors in pots 6-8 weeks before the last frost or sow directly outside after the danger of frost has passed. Barely cover seed.
Sow depth:¼ in. Barely cover. Needs light to germinate.
Days to Germinate:7-14 @ 70F
Special Maintenance:
Days to harvest:
Sunlight:Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time:July – September
Bloom Description:Purple
Drought Tolerance:Good
Special Properties:Bees, Pollinators, Deer resistant

Additional information

Weight3 oz


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