Herb Plant, Hyssop officinalis
Height: 16 to 24 inches
Spread: 18 inches
Light Requirement: Sun
*Uses: Aromatic, Culinary, and Medicinal. *Research all plants before use.
Hyssop has bright blue flowers in the summer. It attracts bees and butterflies. Hyssop has many medicinal uses. It has been used to get rid of coughs and reduce inflammation. Hyssop is used as an ingredient in Eau de Cologne and Chartreuse, the liqueur. The leaves can be used either fresh or dried in cooking. Use Hyssop sparingly because the leaves have a strong, slightly bitter, minty flavor. Finally, please note that Hyssop and Anise Hyssop are two very different plants that are not even closely related.
*One Seed One Plant does not condone or endorse the use of this plant medicinally. Any one planning to use it for medical purposes should check with a physician first.
Plants are grown in 2.5” pots. All vegetable and herb plants are grown using organic methods and will be ready in May. Plants can be picked up at Walnut Grove Vocational Farm, 33600 Pearl Street Kirkland, IL or DCCG can deliver plants to the following towns: Big Rock, Cortland, Hampshire, Hinckley, DeKalb, Geneva, Genoa, Kingston, Kirkland, Maple Park, St. Charles, Sycamore, and Waterman.