Marshmallow, Herb Seeds, Althea Officinalis, Grow Your Own, Open Pollinated, Non GMO, Naturally Grown, Free Shipping
Althaea officinalis (or common marshmallow) is a perennial species indigenous to Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa, which is used as a medicinal plant and ornamental plant. A confection made from the root since ancient Egyptian time evolved into today’s marshmallow treat.
Growing Zones: 3 – 10
Sow: Sow directly in the Fall, or start indoors in pots 6-8 weeks before the last frost after cold stratification.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 14 – 21
Days to harvest: 16 months
Sunlight: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Summer
Bloom Description: Pale pink-white
Drought Tolerance: Poor
All plants at Lovelight Herb Farm are naturally and organically grown, non-GMO, chemical-free, and open pollinated. We are a small family farm located in Western Oregon, USA
Seed packets contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum of 50 seeds included in each seed packet.