Woad Dye Seed Pack / Blue

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Cultivated as a source of an excellent blue dye for over 2000 years in Europe.

Used by the ancient Celts to paint their bodies blue.  

Woad was also used in ancient Greece and Rome for a variety of medicinal purposes including antiseptic wound treatments, fever reduction, and ulcers.

Description

  • Scientific Plant Name: Isatis tinctoria
  • Common NamesWoad, Dyer's Woad, Glastum or Asp of Jerusalem
  • Plant Type: Biennial
  • Height @ Maturity: 2 - 4'
  • Packet Weight: ~10g

Growing Tips

  • Best in full or partial sun.
  • Fertile, well draining soils.

 

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Description

Cultivated as a source of an excellent blue dye for over 2000 years in Europe.

Used by the ancient Celts to paint their bodies blue.  

Woad was also used in ancient Greece and Rome for a variety of medicinal purposes including antiseptic wound treatments, fever reduction, and ulcers.

Description

  • Scientific Plant Name: Isatis tinctoria
  • Common NamesWoad, Dyer's Woad, Glastum or Asp of Jerusalem
  • Plant Type: Biennial
  • Height @ Maturity: 2 - 4'
  • Packet Weight: ~10g

Growing Tips

  • Best in full or partial sun.
  • Fertile, well draining soils.