|Germination Temperature||Planting Depth||Days to Germination||Plant Spacing||Row Spacing||Sun|
|60-75||1/8"||4-10||12”||24"-36"||Partial Shade to Full Sun|
Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before average last frost. Sow outdoors 1-2 weeks before average last frost or in late fall for spring germination. Seed require light to germinate; press lightly into soil surface.
Anise Hyssop requires light to germinate; press lightly into soil surface.
Hyssop is a favorite of honeybees. It's believed that if you rub a beehive with hyssop, it will help bees find and return to the hive. Butterflies also find hyssop particularly attractive.
For fresh use, harvest as needed. For preserving, harvest at peak maturity. For distilling, harvest when blooms are just beginning to appear. At this point, the leaves contain the highest level of essential oils.