Blessed Thistle, organic seeds

Cnicus benedictus

Cnicus benedictus, is an annual member of the Composite family and it has been honoured for centuries as a panacea for increased well-being. Leaves, flowers and roots are used. The blessed thistle grows up to become a grand plant of 60-70 cm, many branches with red stalks in contrast to the lime-green deep cut leaves with soft thorns. The flower which blooms from July to September is bristly reddish with lemon-yellow centre. Sow directly outdoors in May or pre-cultivate and set out when the risk of frost is over! Keep at least 50 cm between the plants! About 30 seeds/g, one portion yields at least 20 seedlings. A portion contains about 30 seeds.

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Product number:K345

Latin name:Cnicus benedictus

Botanic family:The Sunflower Family - Asteraceae



F1 Hybrid:No

New variety:No

Height:60-70 cm.