(Silybum marianum) All parts are edible. The young leaves (with spines removed) may be used in salads or cooked as a vegetable. Attractive, showy rose-purple flowers. Medicinal: The active principle is silymarin, a complex that helps stabilize and regenerate liver cells. Pkt (1 g, 40 seeds)

Growing instructions: Annual or biennial. Germination: light required, 7-14 days. Direct seed. Full sun. 48-60 in. tall.

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  • Item # 71274

General Culinary Herbs

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