Marshmallow (Althea officinalis) Seeds

Marshmallow (Althea officinalis) Seeds


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Seed packs contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum 50 seeds per pack.

aka Mallards, Mauls, Schloss Tea, Cheeses, Mortification Root, Guimauve, Gulkhairo, Herba Malvae, Mallards, Malvavisco, Marsh Maillo, Mauve Blanche, Racine de Guimauve, Sweet Weed, Wymote


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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.

Type: Perennial

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.

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