250+ viable seeds per gram:
Also Known as: Ongaonga, Tree Nettle
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Height - 3m
Urtica ferox (NZ Native)
Native to New Zealand the tree nettle grows in temperate bush in lowland areas, which includes stock-damaged bush, scrubland and forest margins. This plant can resist temperatures down to minus eight degree Celsius. In colder areas it will drops its leaves during winter. Urtica ferox is the main food plant for larvae of the New Zealand Red Admiral butterfly Bassaris gonerilla and The Yellow Admiral butterfly (Vanessa itea) Warning- The tree nettle is one of New Zealand's most poisonous native plants
Packet of 100 seeds $19.80
5 grams $52.00
50 grams $423.30
How to Grow
Recommended pre germination seed treatment:
Seed germinates without pre treatment. Sow seed direct from packet & keep moist until germination is complete.