Horehound – Item #404


Attractive olive-green foliage on a compact bushy plant. Very hardy and drought tolerant. Makes a lovely accent plant in the flower and herb garden. Old-time cough remedy, often made into horehound candies.

SKU: 00000276 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight .20 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 2″ (5cm)

Row Space: 12″ (30cm)

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Plant in full sun in early spring as soon as soil can be worked. Horehound does best in well-drained soil. May be started 6-8 weeks before transplanting. Keep soil evenly moist and well weeded while plants are young.

Cut back by one-half after flowering to maintain bushy, neat appearance.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Marrubium vulgare

Matures In: 75 days

Type: perennial