Sweet Woodruff, Galium Odoratum Seeds
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Botanical NameGalium Odoratum
Additional CharacteristicsGround Cover
Seeds Per Gram178
Seeds Per Pound80,640
Seeds Per Ounce5,040
Growing ConditionsGround Cover
Days To Maturity (# Days)115
Learning Download: How to Grow Galium Odoratum
Galium Odoratum, also known as Sweet Woodruff, blooms in the spring and is low maintenance. It is frequently grown in herb gardens, rock gardens, natural areas, border in the shade or as groundcover or edging.
Before Planting: You can start the seeds indoors up to 10 weeks before the season’s last frost date and then transplant outside after the last frost.
Planting: Plant the seeds directly in the garden in the spring, and to do so, lightly spread the seeds over the area and barely cover them with soil or peat moss.
Watering: Galium Odoratum should be watered only in conditions of prolonged drought.
Fertilizer: This plant does not require any fertilization to better its growth.
Days to Maturity: Galium Odoratum will begin to bloom in the spring.
Harvesting: Galium Odoratum is often used in potpourri and satchels. Harvest the leaves immediately after the plants bloom. Tie the branches in bunches and hang to dry in a warm, dark place with low humidity.
Tips: Since this plant has creeping roots and self-seeds, if its growth is too aggressive, gardeners can utilize withholding water as maintenance for controlling the growth if it is too aggressive.
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