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buy plantain weed seeds

Buy plantain weed seeds

Native Range
Europe, Asia

Medicinal Uses
Plantain is soothing and cooling making it a great herb for reducing inflammation. It neutralizes stom- ach acid and tonifies the GI tract; it is useful for the treatment of stomach ulcers.

Sun/Soil
Prefers well drained soil and partial to full sun. Will tolerate almost all conditions.

Height/Spread
Low growing from 3 to 6 inches tall with leaves to 8″ long depending on growing conditions.

Plant Family
Plantaginaceae (Plantain Family)

Buy plantain weed seeds

Herbaceous perennial hardy to all zones and naturalized worldwide. Broad, oval, bright green leaves..

Certified organic, 100 seeds/pkt

Description

Plantain, Broadleaf Plantago major

What You May Need:

Planting & Growing: Sow seed on surface of soil in early spring. Seed prefers cool soils for germ. Normal germ time 3 days to 2 weeks.

Herbaceous perennial native to Europe and naturalized worldwide. As a food, young leaves may be incorporated in salads or as a potherb. Traditional usage (TWM): antimicrobial and antiinflammatory, wound healing, immunotonic, soothing, diuretic. Source of antibacterial tannins and cell-proliferating allantoin. Plants thrive in sun or shade, moist or sodden soils. Broad, oval, bright green leaves. Sow seed on surface of soil in early spring. Seed prefers cool soils for germination, which can take up to 6 weeks. Space plants 1 foot apart.