Sweetgrass (Hierochloe odorata) - Witching Plants

$ 12

Sweetgrass (Hierochloe odorata)- aka sweet grass, manna grass, Mary's grass or vanilla grass, and as holy grass, bison grass

Energy: Feminine 

Planet: Earth

Element: Water

Power: Protection, cleansing, exorcism, blessing, sleep, dream protection. Sacred to Indigenous Americans for the sacred ceremonial ritual of Smudging, but grows all over the world now and is commonly holy grass in the UK or Bison Grass in Poland.

Part: Leaf


Our plants are sourced from ethical locations, grown by hand with love and treated as organic and natural as possible. We use neem and nematodes to fight natural pests and try to give you the healthiest plant baby possible. 

Growing Suggestions: Perennial / Shrub

  • Water regularly; do not overwater
  • Requires moist soil like most grasses. 
  • Sun Exposure: Partial to Full (preferred)
  • Mature Height: 18" -24" ft. 
  • Spacing: clumping, will grow in up to 3 feet wide. (Use a pole with a string to keep foliage off the ground. The foliage will turn brown if it lays on the ground). Spreads by Rhizomes and may be separated twice a year. Suitable for outdoor or container planting. 
  • Hardiness: USDA Zone 3-9 

These are living plants and to ensure they arrive alive, make sure to choose priority shipping. When you receive your plant, make sure to bring it in from extreme temperatures and follow recommendations for each plant type.  If your plant arrives dry, water immediately and place in a warm location with filtered light so it can adjust and not be shocked into it's new environment. 

*Although we source high-quality herbs and roots, these are not intended for ingestion. Use at your own risk. Many of our live plants or seeds to grow on your own are toxic to handle or ingest. 

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