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Catnip

A Treat for Cats

Cats aren't the only ones who love this perennial herb. Humans do too. Cats are attracted to catnip in both dried and fresh forms. When dried, catnip tends to have a stimulating effect on cats. When cats nibble the fresh leaves, it tends to have a calming effect. A member of the mint family, catnip has been grown in medicinal gardens for centuries. Humans have used it for its calming properties. As an added bonus, this pungent herb repels mosquitos. It's easy to grow in the garden and containers. Performs best when planted in full sun. 75 DAYS.

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  • Botanical Name: Nepeta cataria
  • Height: 2 - 3 feet
  • Spacing: Space transplants 20 inches apart.
  • Depth: 1/8 inch
  • Spread: 18 inches
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Color: Lavender flowers.
  • Foliage: Fuzzy heart-shaped grey-green leaves.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Days To Maturity: 75 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 perennial
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days
  • Form: Upright
  • Flower Form: Spikes of lavender flowers all summer.
  • Soil Requirements: Loose, sandy, alkaline, fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 1000 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: Member of mint family. Pungent fragrance. Parts used: leaves. Very easy to grow. Enjoyed by cats. Great for growing in containers. Dry leaves can be inserted into toys for cats. Known for being in medicinal gardens for centuries for its sedative effect on humans. Calming properties similar to chamomile. Powerful mosquito repellent.

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