Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Cold stratify 35–45˚F for one week to bring the seeds out of dormancy. Keep seed moist while germinating. Divide after three years. Cut back before flowering to encourage new bushy growth. Pick leaves throughout the growing season and use fresh or dried, more flavorful when dried than fresh. Seeds require light to germinate, press into soil, do not cover. Slow germinator, up to a year or more. Soil pH 6.1-7.8. Hardiness zones 4-9. Perennial.
Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 300,000 seeds per ounce. Usual seed life 3–5 years.
Planting Depth surface
Soil Temp. Germ. 70-80˚F
Days to Germ. 7-14
Plant Spacing 18-24”
Row Spacing 3-4’
Days To Maturity 80-200Full Sun
, Moist Well Drained