Catnip Seeds

Catnip Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $16.79
1/4 Pound $35.69 47% Savings
1 Pound $87.19 68% Savings
5 Pounds $317.59 ($3.96/ounce) 76% Savings
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  • Cat lovers must have addition to the garden
  • 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

Nepeta cataria

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

Cats appreciate organic herbs too! Certified by the USDA, our Organic Catnip is sure to please your furry friends, plus pollinators and humans. It's a tall growing perennial with purple blooms that should have a prominent space in your home garden. Add it to your tea to soothe anxiety and insomnia. What a wonderful plant!

Planting Information

Planting Catnip Seeds

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 732 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 41,500 Up to 250 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 166,000 Up to 1,000 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 664,000 Up to 4,000 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 3,320,000 Up to 20,000 Sq. Ft

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