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Datisca cannabina (False Hemp) Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Datisca cannabina (False Hemp) Herb in 1litre Pot

Tall-growing this great foliage plant adds a talking point to any garden, resembling cannabis. False Hemp has a bushy habit, arching stems with pinnate leaves. The flowers are small and yellowish along tassels appearing in summer.

Herb Usage

This plant was used as a source of a yellow dye, mainly for silk. 

Buy False Hemp Online

Our potted False Hemp herb plants are generally availiable to buy online between March and September.

Datisca cannabina (False Hemp) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Yellow
Height 200cm
Spread 200cm
Latin Name Datisca cannabina
Hardiness RHS rating H5 - Hardy - Cold winter
Culinary None
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Dye
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Architectural
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal