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Hyssopus offinalis

Common Name(s): Hyssop
Family: Lamiaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 180 to 220 (days)
Abs.Max=97° (F)    Opt.Max=70° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=45° (F)
Precipitation: 24 to 39 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -22° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium, light
Soil Drainage: Excessive
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Bright to cloud
Naturalized in Europe and North America. A xerophyte, it does not tolerate standing water.
Crop not found in disease search.
Additive - flavoring, Material - essent oils, Medicinal - folklore
Subtropical-dry summe, temperate marine, temperate-continental, steppe and semi-arid
Geographical Origin:
Northern Africa, Caucasus, Western Asia, Naturalized
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