Welcome to the complete guide to growing Meadowsweet in Perth. In this guide, we will cover everything you will need to know to grow Meadowsweet in your own home.
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 Meadowsweet in Perth
The best time to grow this yummy herb in Perth, is between Sep-Nov, Mar-May.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Meadowsweet 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?
Meadowsweet 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 Meadowsweet
If you are growing Meadowsweet 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?
Meadowsweet 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 Meadowsweet?
You can harvest Meadowsweet at its prime, which is around when fully grown.
What to propagate
You can plant Meadowsweet from Seeds, and place each plant around 10-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Meadowsweet
Meadowsweet is a Perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Oils from herbs are used to produce soaps, perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries and lotions.
Fact 2: The actual word “herb” is derived from “Herbs”, a Latin word which means blades, grass or green stalks.
These make growing Meadowsweet in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Meadowsweet in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Meadowsweet in your own home.
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 found my guide useful, enjoy growing your own!