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SOAPWORT (Saponaria officinalis) P

Description

Steep the whole plant, especially the roots, in water to produce soapy lather for skin rinses, shampoo and a gentle cleanser for delicate fabrics. A sprawling plant with lovely pink flowers.

Height 60cm. Naturalised.

Product Part Number: H221

Pack Size: 35 Seeds

Stock:

Price (Inc. VAT): £1.90

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When to sow
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WHERE TO SOW

Outside in mid spring. Grow in any soil, not too dry. Will tolerate poor soil. Site in sun or partial shade.

HARVEST

The fresh green leaves or roots for making a soap.