Heal All (Prunella vulgaris) Seeds

Heal All (Prunella vulgaris) Seeds

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

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Prunella vulgaris (known as common self-heal , heal-all, woundwort) is edible; the young leaves and stems can be eaten raw in salads; the plant in whole can be boiled and eaten.  The leaves are lance shaped, serrated and reddish at the tip. The stalks of the leaves are generally short, but can be up to 2 inches long. The flowers grow from a club-like, somewhat square, whirled cluster; flowers are two lipped and tubular. The top lip is a purple hood, and the bottom lip is often white.

Type: Perennial
Family:  Lamiaceae
Native Range:
Growing Zones:  3-9
Mature Height: 6-15 inches 
Mature Width: 24 inches – creeping habit

Sowing: Start indoors in pots 4-6 weeks before the last frost, or direct sow in Fall.  Barely cover seed. Needs light to germinate.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 30-60 @ 55-60F
Special Maintenance: Germination is enhanced by moist chilling at 38 degrees for 2 months.

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

Leaf Description: Lance shaped, serrated and reddish at the tip
Bloom Time: Summer, June-August
Bloom Description: Square, whirled clusters of purple tubular flowers

Harvest: Leaf, Flower, Flowering Tops,
Harvest Time: Summer, June-August

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant

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