Monkshood Aconitum napellus seeds


Monkshood Aconitum napellus seeds
Striking Perennial Herb for mixed perennial border
Requires constant moisture & a mulch for cool roots
during the heat of Summer if positioned in full sun
Also history of medicinal use
Dark Violet Blue flowers along 3-4′ tall spikes
Our Seeds are always harvested fresh & the Aconitum seeds
are short lived so should be planted without delay, indoors or out
All parts of this plant are poisonous, handle with care
Advised to wear gloves

Zone 3-8
Organically Grown Perennial Seeds, Canada

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Aconitum napellusMonkshood Aconitum napellus seeds


Also known as Aconite

Aconitum napellus (30) Seeds

Type: Perennial Herb, All parts are poisonous if ingested
Bloom: Summer to early Fall
Flower: Violet blue hooded flowers along spikes
Height: 36-48″ tall
Light: Full sun
Soil: Well drained, cool, moist, rich soil
P.H.: 5.8-6.8
Moisture: Moist
Use: homeopathic, medicinal, ornamental, mixed perennial border
Tolerances: Persistent moisture, some shade
Notes: Monkshood Aconitum napellus should never be grown
with other herbs intended to be consumed.
Handle with care wearing gloves. Apply mulch to keep soil cool & moist during summer months if positioned in full sun
Zone: 3-8
Native to Asia

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Aconitum napellus Seed Propagation
Requires cold stratification
Indoors: Sow to flats or cell packs, 2-3 seeds per plant with light covering of soil January to March. Put pack in zip lock bag & move to fridge for 3 weeks then to 64-71F for germination in 2-4 weeks. If no germination move to 19-21F for 4-6 weeks. Harden off before transplanting to garden after last frost when soil has warmed
Outdoors: Direct sow in late Fall or early Winter for germination in Spring. Thin to 24-30″ apart


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