Milk Thistle Non GMO Heirloom Therapeutic Garden Herb Seeds Sow No GMO® USA


Shipping to United States: $4.50

Milk Thistle – Therapeutic Herb- Heirloom Seeds

Milk Thistle is commonly referred to as a weed, but it was grown centuries ago as a vegetable crop in Europe. Milk Thistle possesses both culinary and therapeutic properties and the entire plant (buds, blooms, roots, leaves and seeds) is edible. The purple bloom that is produces in the spring and summer is most commonly used in teas and tonics. The leaves can be used in salads or cooked as spinach and the young shoots/stalks can be cooked like and substituted for cabbage or kale. The flowers attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators.


Name: Milk Thistle
Botanical Name: Silybum marianum
Life Cycle: Annual
Uses: Culinary / Therapeutic
Height: Up to 6’
Sun/Shade: Sun
Zones: 3-9

PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS: Direct sow seed in well-drained soil in a sunny location after last frost is expected. Plant in groups of 3-4 seeds ½" deep and space 30-36" apart.


You accept credit cards, debit cards and Etsy gift cards and PayPal.

Shipping from United States

We ship within 3-5 business days and we use USPS First Class Mail. USPS is not always reliable so if you do not receive your order within 7-10 business days, please let us know and we will look into it.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and cancellations

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
  • Returns and exchange details

    Returns are accepted within 7 days of delivery. We do not do exchanges. Any items returned opened will be subject to a 50% restocking fee. Buyer pays return shipping.


    We are open M-F from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

    We answer all emails within 48-72 hrs as we are closed on the weekends.

    Legal imprint