Welcome to the complete guide to growing Burnet in Perth. In this article, we will walk through how to grow Burnet in your garden.
Growing herbs at home is so very easy, and is also super satisfying to do. Before we have even harvested these herbs for all their health benefits, we get the therapeutic effects of being involved in their growth.
Best time to grow Burnet in Perth
The best time to grow this tasty herb in Perth, is between Mar-Apr, Oct-Dec.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Burnet grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow well in a pot. You can use one pot for a plant, or get a large pot and plant a few varieties if there’s room.
How much sun is best?
Burnet thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Full sun.
If you find that the leaves start to brown, try moving it in shade, or via versa. Each area can have its own peculiar conditions.
Best soil to grow Burnet
If you are growing Burnet in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a moist well drained soil and will be very happy with it.
You can find potting mix that will do that just fine, or add some to your garden bed before planting.
How often should I water?
Burnet needs Regular watering. There are self watering pots available if you plan to grow it in a pot, or you can just get in a regular habit of checking the soil each day or two.
When can I harvest Burnet?
You can harvest Burnet at its prime, which is around 2-3 months.
What to propagate
You can plant Burnet from Seeds, and place each plant around 10-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Burnet
Burnet is a Perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Herbs are used in cooking, as medicines and for spiritual purposes.
Fact 2: In India, Ayurveda medicine has used many herbs such as turmeric possibly as early as 4,000 BC.
These make growing Burnet in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Burnet in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Burnet in your garden.
It really is a wonderful herb to grow here in Western Australia, and you will also enjoy that it saves you money from buying dried versions or fresh (expensive) cuttings from the shops.
I hope you learned plenty from this guide. Good luck gardening!