How to grow Valeriana officinalis

Valeriana officinalis growing herbaceous of the genus Valeriana also known as Valerians or Garden valerian, Valeriana officinalis perennial deciduous plant, medical plant also used as ornamental plant and attract pollinators, can grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape that grows in pinnate structure and margin serrated.

Valeriana officinalis flower

Flower color pink, white or purple, in star shape that grow in umbel shape

Valeriana officinalis for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Valeriana officinalis growing and care:

Moist soil, mulch

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead parts

Size of the plant?
50-150cm, 20-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Star shape that grow in umbel shape pink, color can be white or purple

Scientific name:

Valeriana officinalis

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