Valerian Seeds

Valerian Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $6.59
1 Ounce $60.89 ($60.89/ounce)
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  • Aromatic blooms used in perfume, roots hold medicinal uses
  • Unique but pleasant aroma
  • Uses: Medicinal, Ornamental
  • USDA Zones 3-10
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Growth Habit Clumping

Flavor Profile Earthy; Pungent; Musty
Plant Characteristics Attracts Pollinators
Use Medicinal
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Commercial, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried

About Valerian Seeds

Valeriana officinalis

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Clumping

Grow Heirloom Herbs - Plant Valerian Seeds

With its attractive fern-like foliage and sweetly scented pink summertime blooms, Valerian has been cultivated and used for generations for a variety of purposes. Obviously ornamental, extracts from the bloom were once used as perfume and oil derived from the root has long been used as a medicinal treatment of insomnia, migraine and anxiety.

Planting Information

Planting Valerian Seeds

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Water Needs High
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity Harvest the 2nd year
View our Valerian Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 370 Up to 50 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 42,000 Up to 1,250 Sq. Ft

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