Figwort (Scrophularia nodosa) Seeds

Figwort (Scrophularia nodosa) Seeds


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Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.

aka Woodland figwort


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Scrophularia nodosa (also called figwortwoodland figwort, and common figwort) is a perennial herbaceous plant that grows in moist and cultivated waste ground.  It is found in temperate regions of the Northern hemisphere.

Type: Perennial
Family:  Scrophulariaceae
Native Range:  North America, Europe, and Asia
Growing Zones:  6-9
Mature Height: 3-4 feet
Mature Width: 9-12 inches

Sowing: Start indoors in pots 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Barely cover seed. Needs light to germinate.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 7-14 @ 70F
Special Maintenance: n/a

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Type: Average
Water: Heavy
Drought Tolerance: Poor
Growth Rate: Moderate

Leaf Description:  unpleasant smell
Bloom Time:  Summer, June-August
Bloom Description: Red-brown, tiny

Harvest: Flowering Tops, Root
Harvest Time: Summer, June-August

Special Properties: Beneficial wasps, Pollinators, Deer resistant, Edible root


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