Organic Anise Hyssop Seeds

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An easy, flavorful perennial to start from seed. 42" tall. Direct sow or start early.

Detailed Product Info

Anise Hyssop is both a gorgeous, upright perennial and a delicious herb for teas and baking. It is native to North America, where it was used by native peoples to treat many ailments, including cough and fever. Its aroma is indeed anise-like; a small handful of its leaves make a great addition to a salad, and when dried they can be used to season baked goods. The flowers are highly attractive to bees, making this plant a true all-around star of the garden.

Growing Instructions

One of the easiest perennials to start from seed, simply surface sow, a few per cell in early spring. Keep moist with a spritzer. Transplant outdoors when seedling are sturdy and 3-4 inches high. This fast growing perennial will flower the first year and self sows. Delicious sweet anise flavor makes a lovely tea.

Quick Facts

Days to Germination

5-14 days
Days to Maturity 80 days from transplant
Planting Depth 0"
Spacing in Row 12"
Spacing Between Rows 12"
Height at Maturity 36 inches
Width at Maturity 18 inches

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