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Blessed Milk Thistle Seeds - Silybum marianum - B160

Blessed Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)

Blessed Holy or Mary Milk Thistle was used during the Middle Ages to treat bubonic plague and as a tonic for monks. In modern times, herbal teas made from blessed thistle are used for loss of appetite, indigestion and other purposes. The flowering tops, leaves, and upper stems are used to make medicine. This is an edible herb.


1. Planting Depth: 1/4"
2. Seed Spacing: 12-15"
3. Soil Moisture: All varieties
4. Spacing Between Rows: 3'
5. Temperature: 32 to 85°F
6. Days to Germination: 7-14
7. Spacing After Thinning: 24-36"
8. Days to Maturity: 90-120

Terms & Conditions:

Orders over $10 from this ad will be shipped with tracking,
Otherwise: Seeds will be shipped economy/standard or first class 2-10 day shipping after payment. We are a seller that caters to experienced gardeners -- although we try to have germination instructions on all of our listings, additional online researching is advised. Multiple orders of a single item will be combined into 1 zip lock bag. We are not responsible for buyer germination success; seeds have been tested. Seed count is approximate and packaged by weight. Seeds vary in size, weight is exact, and based upon empirical count, the quantity is estimated. Liability of the seller is limited to the cost of the item(s).

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