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Herb, Nettles

Herb, Nettles

Regular price $3.95 CAD
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Nettles have many medicinal and culinary uses. Young leaves can be eaten or dried and steeped for a calming (and tasty) tea. Wear gloves when harvesting though, as the stems are equipped with tiny irritant silica hairs that make a rather compelling case.

+/- 500 Seeds

Certified organic by Quebec Vrai

Growing recommendations

Nettles are perennial and self-seed easily. You can start seeds indoors or start them right in the garden. In either case, cover only lightly with soil and keep the surface moist (but not wet) until germination which should occur in 7-14 days.

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    We ship throughout Canada. You can select one of two flat rate shipping options at checkout: $5 for lettermail or $23 for expedited (with Canada Post).

    Alternately, you can choose to pick up your order at the farm in Farrellton, QC.

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