Nepeta cataria, commonly known as catnip or catmint, is a species of the genus Nepeta in the family Lamiaceae (mint family). The names catnip and catmint are derived from the intense attraction most cats have towards them.
|Sow:||Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost; can direct sow in Fall|
|Sow depth:||Barely cover. Needs light to germinate.|
|Days to Germinate:||7-10 @ 70F|
|Days to harvest:||75-85|
|Sunlight:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Bloom Time:||July – Oct.|
|Bloom Description:||White spikes|