Perennial growing to 100cm. Plants are covered in small hollow hairs that produce a stinging sensation, irritation and discomfort when in contacted with skin; the stinging hairs can be neutralised by drying or cooking. Has medicinal and culinary uses. Very nutritious. Fast growing. Attracts butterflies. Is said to repel flies.
Sow 2mm, germination 10 - 14 days, part or full sun, moist soil.
20 seeds per packet