St. Johns Wort

$ 1.95

Hypericum perforatum

St. Johns Wort is a shrubby perennial with yellow flowers growing to 1-1/2 feet tall and producing yellow flowers in clusters at the axils. In use since biblical times, the herb is thought to be named after St. John the Baptist. While it has been used for kidney and pulmonary problems, the most common use is a mood enhancer to combat anxiety and depression.   100 seeds



Perennial, zone 3-9

Germination:  14-30 days

Seed Planting Depth: on surface, lightly press in

Starting Indoors/Outdoors:  Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 70-75 degree soil temperatures.Transplant 8-10" apart. Sow outdoors in the spring or in the fall, a few seeds 1-2", thin to 8-10" apart. 

Light Needs:  Full sun to part shade

Soil Needs: St. Johns Wort needs average to sandy and well drained soil 

Uses: Medicinal, dyeing, attracts bees and beneficals