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The nettle - it is known as a medicinal plant and can even be eaten without any problems. In the course of the year it shows its inconspicuous flowers. They are yellow-brown in color and quadruple. But from when to when are they present?

The flowers of the nettle are very inconspicuous

A long period: April to October

Depending on the species, the nettle blooms at different times. Most species show their flowers in summer:

  • Great nettle: July to October
  • Small nettle: late June to October
  • Reed nettle/marsh nettle: July to August
  • Pill nettle: April to October

At its heyday, the nettle presents its panicle-shaped inflorescences. They consist of male or female flowers in the stinging nettle. On the other hand, the small stinging nettle, the pill stinging nettle and the reed nettle found in the Havel area have hermaphroditic flowers.

tips

The stinging nettle should be harvested just before flowering begins, because that is when it tastes best.

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