Mullein Seeds (Verbascum thapsus)


Mullein is a versatile plant that can grow in a wide range of soil. It is known for many herbal uses. Make sure to manage your mullein plants so the seeds don’t spread too vigorously. Traditionally has been used for lung/skin/ear infection remedies, toilet paper substitute, and as a tea, etcetera.

Amount: 100 seeds


Verbascum thapsus is a flowering plant growing about 7 feet tall, that can often be found growing in open fields and disturbed soils. Mullein does especially well in areas with well-draining soil and direct sunlight. It is a member of the Scrophulariaceae family. It is characterized by long fuzzy green leaves from the base to the top like a light pole and tightly packed, bright yellow flowers in its second year of growth. It blooms throughout the summer and develops seed pods in autumn.

•Soil pH range of 6.5 to 8.0
•USDA Zones: 4-9


Planting Instructions:
Mullein seeds need a cold period. Direct sow seeds outdoors in fall for spring germination or start indoors after a 4-6 week cold stratification. Mullein seeds require light to germinate. Sow seeds 8-12″ apart on the soil surface and press lightly to settle. Transplant seedlings outdoors after last frost.


Note: seeds may spread easily, so make sure to manage plants and prevent from spreading in any places similar to northern cold and wet environments.


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