Important Chinese medicinal plant (Huang-qin) used to calm the nervous system, and commonly employed to treat headaches, insomnia, colds and fevers. The 1-2 foot tall plants produce purple flowers from July to September. Plants grow 1-2 feet tall. 'Baikal' Skullcap is a winter hardy perennial in zones 4 and above.
How to Plant Skullcap Seeds
Sow seeds in individual 2 inch pots or cell packs, press into soil and barely cover. Kept at 65-70° F., germination is in 2-3 weeks. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds in rows, 6 seeds per foot. Thin to 12-18 inches apart.