Botanical name: Atropa belladonna
Common name: Atropa bella-donna, belladonna, deadly nightshade, morel, wuth-beer
Native to: Europe, North Africa, Western Asia
Life cycle: perennial
Flower colour: purple
Flower time (Central / West-Europe): June to August
Characteristics and usage: Belladonna is one of the witches herbs and was a ingredient of the flying ointments and used as psychoactive additive in beer and other beverages. This plant have a long history of use as a medicinal, poisonous, and ceremonial herb. All parts of this plant are Highly TOXIC, active constituents: tropane alkaloids - hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine.
Weight of 1000 seeds: 1,1g
Seeds per gram: 900
Cultivation / direction of sowing: soak seeds 8 hours before planting, sow seed at 10ºC, if no germination in 3-4 weeks, move to -4 to +4ºC for 2-4 weeks.