Stinging Nettle (Urtica Dioica)

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Stinging Nettle, scientifically known as Urtica dioica, a unique perennial herb that will intrigue and surprise you in your garden. Also With its serrated leaves and tiny stinging hairs, this nettle variety may seem challenging,. But it offers a host of benefits.

Growing up to 3 to 7 feet tall, it forms a dense clump of foliage. While its stinging hairs can cause irritation upon contact, Stinging Nettle is also valued for its culinary and medicinal uses. It is rich in nutrients and can be cooked or steeped to make herbal teas.

Additionally, it provides a habitat for various beneficial insects and serves as a host plant for butterfly larvae. Ideal for wild gardens, naturalized areas, and herbal gardens, this hardy plant thrives in moist, fertile soil and partial to full sun.

Embrace the unique qualities of Stinging Nettle and create a biodiverse haven in your garden while exploring its culinary and medicinal benefits, while exercising caution when handling it.

Fun Facts:

    • Botanical Name: Urtica Dioica
    • Height: 36-108in
    • Life Cycle: Herb - Perennial
    • Color: White
    • Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
    • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
    • Hardiness Zones: 4-10

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) in a 4 inch pot, grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.

Here is why it's important

At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica), to support them.

These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. By using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.

Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!