Nepeta cataria

A treat for all beloved kitties. Relaxes humans too!


Once upon a time, a beloved kitty named Princess was living a regular kitty cat life. Until one day, when, while roaming outdoors, she happened upon a wild patch of an alluring herb. Into her nose flooded the chemical nepetalactone, the source of catnip's power. It bound to her olfactory receptors, causing her to become intoxicated. The natural high she experienced opened her kitty eyes to a wild world she had never known, showing her a new kingdom to reign over. From that day forth, Princess became the ruler of her own imaginative (and, yes, possibly imaginary) world. Celebrate your kitty's reign with the gift of a catnip patch.


Art Pack, 200 seeds

Product ID# , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

Catnip | Hudson Valley Seed Company | Organic Seeds

  • Days to Germination 7-14 days
    Days to Maturity 75 days
    Planting Depth 0 inches
    Spacing in Row 12 inches
    Spacing Between Rows 12 inches
    Height at Maturity 18 inches
    Width at Maturity 12 inches


    Start indoors 4-8 weeks before last frost date. Sprinkle a few seeds on the surface of each pot, agitate the surface, then water in gently. Once the seedlings have germinated and are 1/2 inch high, thin to 1-2 seedlings per pot. Transplant outdoors when plants are 2-3 inches high. Catnip is very hearty and will grow almost anywhere, but prefers full-sun, well-drained soil and moderate water. Do not plant catnip near plants that could be damaged by cats; some cats smother catnip and any plants that are next to it.

  • Art by Christina Hess . Christina is a freelance illustrator living in Philadelphia, where she graduated from University of the Arts with a major in illustration. She works digitally as well as in acrylics, oils and mixed media. Some of her honors and features include Imagine FX Magazine Artist of the Month, Phillustration 4 - Best of Show, Spectrum 18,19 & 20, Exotique 7, Silver Award for Self Promo category in the Society of Illustrators 50 LA, Expose 10 & 11 and 3x3 Magazine's Pro Show. Christina is currently finishing her first ebook entitled “Animals From History”.


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