Save your house plants from being nibbled by your cat by growing this tasty alternative from seed. Cat Grass takes just a few days to grow and will provide puss with tasty, tender shoots. An hardy annual.
Sow indoors at any time. A warm kitchen windowsill is all you need for growing these seeds. Sow, 0.5cm (¼”) deep, in trays of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 15-20°C (60-68°F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 3-5 days. Place somewhere accessible to cats and they will enjoy helping themselves to the grass when required. Cut when 5-8cm (2-3″) tall to encourage soft, fresh, new leaves. It is best to sow little and often. Harvest: All year round.
Remember this seed can be sown all year round to ensure your cat has a plentiful supply.