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Yarrow - Live Plant
Yarrow - Live Plant
Yarrow - Live Plant
Yarrow - Live Plant

Yarrow - Live Plant

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This seed-grown perennial plant is available in a 3.5” pot, established in a chemical-free environment. They are now completely ready to settle down in their new homes to produce dome-shaped clusters of white blossoms this April. You can transfer them to bigger pots or your garden beds, making sure to keep a 1-2 feet distance from other species.

What do I need to grow to set myself up for success growing Yarrow?

The three most important things you need to know about growing Yarrow is water, light and soil. When you first receive the plant best thing you can do is find a spot that has full sun. If you are growing in containers, you can always move the plant.

Yarrow does best in well-drained, sandy soil, if you are growing in a pot, potting mix is a fine alternative.

Understanding the potential size of Yarrow is crucial. It's advised to space them 12-18 inches apart, as they can reach up to 12-36 inches in height and 12-24 inches in diameter.

Although Yarrow typically produces blooms summer, flowering could be delayed until the second year, depending on the planting date.

How can Yarrow be employed?

Historically, Yarrow has been renowned for its wound healer, fever reducer, with tea, tincture crafted from its leaves, flowers to harness its medicinal properties.

About Yarrow

An aromatic herbaceous perennial, yarrow (Achillea millefolium) has been used for ages to cure a wide range of disease states. It has large rhizomes, finely divided leaves, and true white flowers that come in clusters of 15 to 40 small blooms.

In terms of medicine, it aids in lowering fever, common cold symptoms, amenorrhea, diarrhea, dysentery, gastrointestinal issues, appetite loss, and toothache. Yarrow leaves can also be used to induce perspiration and stop bleeding from cuts. Also, the leaves are acclaimed as a hero for controlling varicose veins, enhancing circulation, and bringing blood pressure back to normal.


How to use Yarrow

  • Tincture: Freshly chopped or dried yarrow flowers and leaves are macerated in grain alcohol for 4 to 6 weeks to formulate a tincture.
  • Tea: In hot water, fresh or dried yarrow leaves and flowers are steeped for around 30 minutes to make tea.
  • Salve: Fresh or dried aerial parts of yarrow make a great wound-healing salve when combined with olive oil and melted beeswax.
  • Vinegar infusion: Dried yarrow leaves and flowers are soaked in apple cider vinegar for 3 to 6 weeks, shaking and adding vinegar during the process, to form yarrow vinegar infusion.

Yarrow - Live Plant Frequently Asked Questions

Is Yarrow an annual or perennial plant?

Yarrow plant is a versatile herbaceous perennial posing circumboreal distribution. It is native to North America, Europe, and Asia. It belongs to the daisy family and is well-known for imparting relief from fever, common cold, minor digestive tract ailments, amenorrhea, and so much more. It was historically used to stop the bleeding from deep wounds and prevent the onset of infection.


How much space should be needed to grow a Yarrow?

Yarrow is an overly aggressive growing plant and should be spaced at least 1-2 feet apart from the other species. 



What zone does Yarrow grow in?

Yarrow grows remarkably in USDA growing zones 3 through 9. It thrives in hot, dry climate, provided with well-drained loamy or clay soil. It is keenly made sure that soil doesn’t stay saturated with water all the time or it may spoil the root establishment.


When should I harvest Yarrow?

Yarrow should be harvested only when the plant is in bloom in a completely opened state during late hours in the morning. This state promises ultimate provision of phytonutrients and the chances of your harvest going bad are low.


Does Yarrow flower or fruit?

Yarrow blooms from April to October, inviting pollinating insects for pollination and fertilization to produce mono-seeded fruits (achene).  

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