Catnip Seeds (Organic)

Catnip Seeds (Organic)

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Packet $7.39
1 Ounce $49.39 ($49.39/ounce)
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  • Member of the mint family, fragrant leaves loved by cats
  • Tall-growing heirloom perennial
  • Easy to grow, indoors or out
  • Favored by cats, Catnip is also used to flavor teas
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Bush

Flavor Profile Minty; Slightly Bitter; Pungent Aroma
Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Medicinal, Tea
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried
Plant Resistance Deer

About Catnip Seeds (Organic)

Nepeta cataria

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Organic Seed
Plant Type Bush
Also known as Catswort, Catwort

Catnip—also called Catmint or True Catnip—is a perennial herb that is native to parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Plant catnip seeds inside or outdoors in full sun or partial shade. As the name implies, catnip is ideal for making cats happy and frisky, but it can also be used to flavor teas or to enjoy as an aesthetic element in the garden. Its purple blooms attract pollinators. Everyone loves it!

Planting Information

Planting Catnip Seeds (Organic)

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/8 inch
Plant Spacing 18 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 80 to 90 Days
View our Catnip Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 586 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 41,500 Up to 250 Sq. Ft

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