SOIL, LIGHT AND PROPAGATION METHODS FOR HERBS WE HAVE GROWN AT PLEASANCE HERB SEEDS
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The information presented here is a guide to the farmer wanting to know more information on particular types of plants unknown to them.

H - Hardy T - Tender A - Annual B - Biennial P - Perennial

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HERB FORM SOIL LIGHT PROPAGATION METHOD pH ANNUAL INCHES
Alfalfa HP Ordinary, well drained Full sun Seed 5.0/7.0 40-90
Angelica HB Rich,moist Partial shade Seed 4.5/7.3 20-51
Anise TA Ordinary Full sun Seed 6.3/8.0 16-67
Basil TA Rich Full sun Seed 4.3/7.5 24-165
Bay TP Ordinary, well drained Full sun Stem cutting 4.5/8.3 12-43
Bergamot HP Ordinary, moist Partial shade Division
Blackberry HP Ordinary, moist Ordinary, moist Division 4.5/8.5 12-100
Black cohosh HP Rich, moist, forest Partial shade Division 5.0/7.0 40-70
Blue cohosh HP Rich forest floor Partial shade Division 5.0/70 40-70
Blessed thistle HA Poor, dry sandy Full sun Seed 4.5/8.0 16-90
Borage HA Ordinary, well drained Partial shade Seed 4.8/8.3 21-51
Burdock HB Poor, waste areas Full sun Seed, division 4.5/7.8 12-51
Calamus HP Swamp edges Partial shade Division 5.8/7.5 20-165
Caraway HB Ordinary Full sun Seed 4.8/7.6 16-51
Cascara segrada HP Forest floor Partial shade Division 5.0/7.0 20-51
Catnip HP Sandy dry Full sun Cuttings 5.8/7.5 16-51
Chamomile HA Well drained, sandy Full sun Division 6.3/8.0 16-55
Chapparale HP Wet coasts, hillsides Full sun Division 4.5/7.0 16-60
Chervil HA Ordinary, well drained Partial shade Seed 5.8/7.6 20-43
Chickweed HA Rich, wet pastures Partial shade Seed 5.5/7.0 20-100
Chicory HP Ordinary, well drained Full sun Division 4.5/8/3 12-157
Coltsfoot HP Rich,moist Partial shade Division 4.5/7/5 20-51
Comfrey HP Well manured Full sun Rootstock 5.3/6.8 20-51
Coriander HA Ordinary Full sun Seed 4.9/8.3 12-102
Cumin TA Ordinary, well drained Full sun Seed 7.2/8.3 12-51
Dandelion HP Rich, wet pastures Full sun Seed, division 4.2/8.2 4-112
Dill HA Light sandy Full sun Seed 5.3/7.8 20-67
Echinacea ang HP Dry, open woods Partial shade Seed, division 6.3/8.3 10-50
Echinacea purp HP Ordinary, well drained Full sun Seed, division 5.0/7.5 20-70
Elder HP Moist forests Partial shade Division, cutting 5.0/7.5 30-85
Eupatorium purp HP Rich, dry woods Partial shade Division, seed 5.0/7.5 30-80
Fennel HP Well limed Full sun Seed 4.8/8.3 12-102
Garlic HP Rich, well drained Full sun Bulb 4.5/8.3 12-102
Ginger HP Rich forest floor Partial shade Division 4.3/7.4 28-157
Ginseng HP Rich, well drained Partial shade Division, seed 5.0/6.5 28-51
Goldenseal HP Rich, well drained Partial shade Division, seed 5.0/6.5 28-51
Hops TP Rich, well drained Full sun Division, seed 4.5/8.3 12-51
Horehound HP Well drained, light sandy Full sun Division, seed 4.5/8.3 12-51
Horsetail HP Sandy, wet clay Full sun Division 4.5/7.5 28-75
Hyssop HP Well drained, light Full sun Seed, stem cutt 6.5/7.3 24-51
Lavender HP Well drained, light Full sun Stem cutt, seed 6.8/7.3 20-47
Lemon balm HP Well drained, sandy Full sun Division, seed 4.5/7.6 17-61
Lemon Verbena HP Well drained, sandy Full sun Division , cutting 4.5/8.0
Licorice HP Well drained, light sand Partial sun Division, seed 5.8/8.2 12/23
Lobelia inflata HA Dry, open fields Full sun Seed 5.0/6.8 24-58
Lovage HP Moist rich Partial shade Division, seed 5.5/7.8 20-55
Marigold HA Ordinary Full sun Seed 4.5/8.2 12-55
Marjoram TP Rich, light Full sun Stem cutting 5.8/7.2 20-91
Marshmallow HP Rich, moist swamp Partial shade Division, seed 5.5/7.8 12-50
Mugwort HP Rich, moist Full sun Seed, division 4.8/8.2 12-165
Mullein HB Poor, dry waste areas Full sun Seed 4.5/8.2 12-60
Nettle HP Rich moist Partial shade Seed, division 4.5/7.5 12-150
Oatstraw HP Ordinary, well drained Full sun Seed 5.0/7.5 12-50
Oregano HP Light, dry Full sun Seed, division 4.5/8.7 16-109
Parsley HB Rich Full sun Seed 5.3/8.3 12-180
Passion flower HP Ordinary Full sun Division 5.3/7.5 12-150
Pennyroyal HP Dry to ordinary Full sun Runners 5.2/8.0 12-157
Peppermint HP Rich, moist Full sun Runners 5.2/8.0 12-150
Plantain HP Poor soils Full sun Division, seed 4.0/8.0 20-100
Poke root HP Rich, ash heaps Full sun Seed, division 4.5/8.0 28/67
Raspberry HP Rich, moist Full sun Runners 4.5/7.5 12-100
Red clover HP Ordinary, well drained Full sun Seed 5.5/7.5 25/100
Rosehip HP Ordinary, moist Partial sun Division 5.0/7.5 40-70
Rosemary TP Well drained Full sun Stem cutt, seed 4.5/8.3 12-98
Rue HP Well drained, poor Partial sun Stem cutt, seed 5.8/8.3 12-102
Sage HP Sandy, limed Full sun Seed, stem cutt 5.1/8.3 12-102
St Johns wort HP Ordinary, moist Full sun Division, seed 4.5/7.5 12-80
Sarsaparilla HP Rich, forest floor Shade Division 5.5/7.5 20-80
Sassafras HP Ordinary, woods Full sun Seed 5.5/7.5 20-65
Savory HA Light, rich Full sun Seed 6.3/7.5 12-50
Skullcap HP Swamp, rich moist Partial shade Division, seed 6.0/7.5 25-100
Shepherds purse HA Ordinary, well drained Full sun Seed 4.3/7.0 12-80
Slippery elm HP Ordinary, woods Full sun Seed 5.0/8.0 12-75
Spearmint HP Rich moist Full sun Division, seed 5.0/7.5 20-150
Strawberry HP Rich, well drained Full sun Runners 4.3/6.0 20-70
Tansey HP Ordinary, well drained Full sun Division, seed 4.8/7.5 16-50
Tarragon HP Well drained Full sun Division 6.3/7.8 12/50
Thyme HP Sandy, well drained Full sun Stem cutt, seed 4.5/7.8 20-102
Valerian HP Swamp, rich moist Partial shade Seed, division 5.0/7.5 40-100
Vervain HP Ordinary moist Full sun Seed, division 4.5/7.5 20-80
Witch hazel HP Moist, forest floor Partial shade Division 4.8/7.5 40-80
Wormwood HP Poor, light Partial sun Stem cutt, seed 4.8/8.2 12-50
Yarrow HP Dry,waste areas Full sun Seed, division 4.5/8.0 20-100
Yellow dock HP Rich, swampy areas Partial shade Seed, division 5.0/8.0 30-100
Yerba mate TA Ordinary, moist Partial shade Seed 5.0/7.5 20-60

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