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Growing Information:

Chickweed

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14

SOWING TIME: Spring, Summer, or Fall

SEEDING METHOD: Direct or Transplant

SUNLIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade

PLANT HEIGHT: 6-12"

PLANT SPACING: 8-12"

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual

Habitat and Description


Growing Chickweed
CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS

Farmers often curse chickweed for its ability to root and thrive almost anywhere. It can survive extremely cold temperatures and needs little water. Growing chickweed yourself is a very simple exercise, but be careful not to let it take over your whole garden.



Chickweed


The benefits of Chickweed

Chickweed is a little known herb which has a wide variety of medicinal and wellness uses. It is an edible plant which can be used as a table vegetable and also to create teas, or "green drinks". It is quite high in Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and potassium as well.

Chickweed is a contact healing herb that relieves pain in addition to stimulating healing as soon as it's applied. It can be used for both internal and external healing and has even been used throughout history to stop bleeding in the stomach and bowels.





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