White Horehound (Marrubium vulgare) is a gray-leaved herbaceous perennial plant, somewhat resembling mint in appearance, which grows up to 25-45 cm tall. Stems are quadrangular and branching. Oppositely arranged leaves are 2-5 cm long with a densely crinkled surface and are covered with white felted hairs.
Flowers are white, borne in crowded whorls in leaf axils. White horehound is distinguished from other species by its ten-toothed sepal cup.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||White Horehound, Common Horehound, Pahari gandana|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||25-45 cm|
|Flower Colour ||White|
|Bloom Time ||July to September|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careHorehound tends to thrive in dry, poor soil, so this makes a great herb to dress areas up that may have inadequate conditions. It usually takes this hardy little perennial two years to get fully established and start producing tiny purple blooms.
Buy a plant or start horehound from seed. Well-drained soil is the secret to growing this herb, as too much moisture in the winter can kill it. Sow seeds outdoors in spring or fall, 1/2 inch deep.
|Sunlight ||Full sun|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||65 degrees F|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Horehound special feature
Interesting plant for the herb garden, border, naturalized area or meadow. Also may be grown in open areas near ponds and streams.
- As an ornamental herb, its attractive, fuzzy gray foliage can also be used as a bouquet filler
- Horehound is used to make hard lozenge candies
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Horehound ?
Horehound is commonly known as White Horehound, Common Horehound, Pahari gandana
How tall do Horehound grow?
On average Horehound grows 25-45 cm
What color are Horehound ?
A Horehound plant bears flowers of color White
When Horehound blooms?
With enough light, Horehound may produce White flowers in July to September
How hard is Horehound to grow?
A Horehound is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Horehound need?
A Horehound prefers Full sun
How much water does a Horehound need?
A Horehound prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Horehound need?
A Horehound prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Horehound like?
A Horehound prefers 65 degrees F
How often should I fertilize my Horehound ?
To encourage Horehound growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Friday, 06 December 2019
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