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Shop Milkweed Seeds

2-3" Deep Start in trays for later transplanting Up to 2 months  65-80 degrees F. Early Spring Full Sun Well drained, clay-free soil Basil Harvest seed pods before they split

 

How to Grow & Harvest Milkweed

 

 

When to Plant

Sow your milkweed seeds in early spring. These can take a while to germinate, so feel free to start them quite early in the spring season or even in late winter indoors or in a greenhouse with a heat mat.

How to Plant

When growing Milkweed, it's best to use the cold stratification method before sowing. To do this, place your Milkweed seeds inside a moist paper towel, inside a zip-lock bag. Place it in the fridge for around 30 days. Plant in 2-3" inches of peat moss that is moist and well drained. Place in a sunny, warm location and you should start to see germination anywhere between 1-2 months. Once your plants are 2-3 inches tall it's time to transplant them outside into a sunny location, careful not to disturb the roots at all which can stunt the growth of the plant. 

How to Harvest