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Seedlings are available for pick-up only at our farm and plant sales in the Pioneer Valley from mid to late-May. We DO NOT SHIP seedlings at this time. Please do not order if you cannot pick up within that time frame. Enter your pick up date and location here: . All refunds take out a 5% admin fee. No refunds after May 1. 

3.5” pot

Nettles are found all over the world and are especially common on damp and nutrient-rich soil. It is one of the plants highest in proteins and helps all protein pathways in the body – digestion, immune response, liver metabolism, skin reactions and kidney elimination. Nettles are rich in chlorophyll, iron, calcium, potassium, silicon, magnesium, manganese, zinc, chromium and vitamins A, C, K and is an excellent nutritive tonic.

Nettle has many uses and helps alleviate chronic skin conditions (like eczema, hives or acne) and alleviates the symptoms of PMS and menopause. 

Be mindful of planting location as nettle will spread and stings when touched. 

View Sawmill’s Herb Profile for more information. 

Plant hardiness in MA: Perennial

Light preference: Sun to shade

Plant spacing: 18”

Plant height: 36” or more 

Soil requirements: Moist, nutrient rich

Harvest notes: Leaf in the spring and fall. Multiple successions of harvests are possible especially in the spring time with repeated cutting of leaves. Seeds are harvested for medicinal use in the green to brown stage. 

Photo credit: Sawmill Herb Farm
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