Woad seeds - Isatis tinctoria - Wild flower / Dye plant
Woad - Isatis tinctoria
Approximate height: Up to 1.2 metres
Flowering time: Late spring to early summer
Site and soil type: Moist but well-drained soil in sun
When to sow: Late spring to early autumn
Woad is an upright tall plant with long bluish green leaves and yellow flowers in early summer that are good for bees followed by dark brown seeds. The leaves produce the famous blue dye.
Being a biennial plant, the first year it produces leaves with flower bearing stems appearing in the second year. For plants in following years, leave the plant to self-seed.
WARNING: Poisonous when taken internally. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Contents: Approximately 50 seeds / 0.25 g
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
All Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer FSC certified Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.
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