Stinging Nettles

Urtica dioica

Drying or cooking eliminates the sting, and the attractive plants have a long history of use in herbal medicine. Young shoots taste like spinach and are rich in vitamins and iron. Nettles are the exclusive larval food plant for several species of butterfly. Part sun. Perennial.

SizePrice QtyPurchase
0.1 grams - Packet $ 2.95
Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
°F Partial Sun
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
surface 4-6" 650
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
36-42" 10-14 Perennial