Marshmallow Seeds

Marshmallow Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $23.09 ($23.09/ounce)
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  • Unique ornamental addition and conversation starter
  • Able to grow in damp areas
  • Uses: Culinary, Medicinal, Ornamental
  • Perennial herb
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Summer
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Mild; Slightly Sweet; Hint of Nuttiness
Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Culinary, Medicinal
Growing Conditions Outdoor, Wet Area Tolerant
Harvest Advantages Pickling, Slicing

About Marshmallow Seeds

Althaea officinalis

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Grow Heirloom Herbs - Plant Marshmallow Seeds

Yes, this is the plant responsible for the sticky sweet treat we all know and love. The sugary confection has been made from the root of the Marshmallow plant since ancient times! Today, no s'more is complete without one, and we think no garden should be either! A lovely, ornamental plant in addition to its medicinal and culinary properties, Marshmallow is a perennial shrub that offers large, pale pink blooms on erect plants with large green leaves.

Planting Information

Planting Marshmallow Seeds

Planting Season Fall, Summer
Seed Prep Stratification
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 18 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Marshmallow Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 142 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 11,524 Up to 150 Sq. Ft