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HYSSOP Lemon

Hyssopus officinalis 

Stock: Available

$3.70

Family: Lamiaceae

Subfamily: Nepetoideae

Characteristics: Herbaceous prennial 30-90 cm

Seed per packet: Approx 30

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A member of the mint family that deserves a place in any herb garden. Older plants form neat, rounded bushes 30-90 cm (1-3’) that can be used as a dwarf hedge that responds well to trimming.

Hyssop has a long history of medicinal use and was so highly esteemed in the past that it was considered a virtual cure for almost everything.
As a medicinal herb, hyssop has soothing, expectorant, and cough suppressant properties. The plant can be harvested when in full flower and dried for later use. A tea made from the leaves is used in the treatment of flatulence, stomach aches and upper respiratory tract infections coughs.

Please note: As with any natural herbal remedies they should not be taken without advise or sufficient research to determine they suitability for the symptom to be treated. 

Adaptable to most well-drained fertile garden soils in a sunny position

TropicalAll Seasons.
Temperate: Spring & Summer
Cool climate: Spring to Mid-Summer

Sow: 5 mm deep
For best results sow direct in growing position.
Plant space: 20cm
Row Space: 20cm
Germination: 14-21 days

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