Winter hardy to USDA Zones 7-10. Elsewhere it may be grown as an annual or in containers that are overwintered indoors. It is best grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun.
Common name: dittany of Crete Color: Pink to purple Bloom time: June to August Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care Historically ancient, dittany of Crete plants have been around since Minoan times and utilized for everything from a cosmetic hair and skin treatment to a medicinal salve or tea for digestive problems, healing of wounds, easing childbirth and rheumatism and even to cure snake bites.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Dry to medium
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Dittany of Crete can be grown in USDA growing zones 7 to 11 in full sun exposure.
The plant can be propagated by seed in the early spring or by division in spring or fall.
Seed germination takes about two weeks in a greenhouse.
Plant the herb outside in early summer in containers such as hanging baskets, rockeries, or even as a green roof.
Special Feature: Herb gardens. Edging. Borders. Effective in window boxes, hanging baskets or containers. Use Medicinal use:
used as a traditional medicine since antiquity
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Note: for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?