Artemisia annua (Qing-hao, Sweet Annie) seeds, organic

$3.95

Family:  Aster (Asteraceae)

Annual, 100 days to harvest of leaf and flower, 160 days to seed.

(Sweet Annie, Qing-hao) Native to China, growing in the wild, at the edges of civilization and in waste places. Plant prefers full sun, requires little moisture, and tolerates a wide range of soils, growing quickly to 7 feet, flowering in dangling yellow balls.  Traditional usage (WHO): Antimalarial, cancer therapy.  Source of artemisinin.  Overdose of this plant potentially toxic due to thujone content.  Light dependent germinator.  Sow on surface of sandy soil and keep moist until germination, which takes a week or two. Under lights, I get a good response after exactly 9 days.  Very tiny seedlings grow rapidly and transplant well.

Packet contains 200 seeds
1 g contains ~57,000 seeds
5 g contains ~285,000 seeds
10 g contains ~570,000 seeds
Certified Organically Grown

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  1. Question

    John Mann

    Are your seeds non GM?

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    • Mayche Cech

      Mayche Cech

      Hi John, Yes, the artemisia annua is organically certified which means it is non-gmo and grown without chemicals. All our seeds are open-pollinated, untreated, non-gmo.
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    • Mayche Cech

      Mayche Cech

      hi john, we grow our own here on the organic farm in southern oregon. r

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    Josef W. Hassner

    Do you ship artemisia annua seeds to Ontario, Canada?

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      Richo Cech

      Hello Josef, Yes, of course, for fastest service put the words “CODE W” in the customer comments field at checkout. Richo

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    • Sirri Senturk

      Hello., I need it latest by Monday 09/21 Can you deliver it in time. Need 15 grams. Thank You!

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello Sirri,
      Sorry, no, the plants are still in full flower and we have only packets in stock right now. We won’t have bulk available until November of 2020.
      Richo

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    Alison

    Hi are the packets available for purchase now? If so, within the USA what is the delivery time estimate? Thanks

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      Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello Alison, Yes, we have nice quality Artemisia annua seeds in stock, packets only, and we are giving fast turnaround these days. If you make an order for delivery within the US, you can figure about a week.
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    Thabang

    Hi
    Do you ship to South Africa?

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      Richo Cech

      We do ship to South Africa but our experience is that some of the packages do not pass customs, so we cannot guarantee receipt.

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    Mark

    Can you obtain and ship seeds of another variety, called Artemisia Afra?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Sorry, we don’t have Artemisia afra.

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    • Luz

      Do you ship to Philippines?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Seeds of this sort probably can be shipped to Philippines. We have mixed results attempting to ship to the Philippines.

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    • Luz

      I would like to purchase seeds….please advise me when. Thanks.

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello Luz, Please purchase the seed packet of Artemisia annua now, enabled at this link https://strictlymedicinalseeds.com/product/artemisia-annua-seeds-organic/
      Bulk seeds will be available after harvest, in October.
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    Mo

    Hello Good Morning. When will seeds be next available please. Do you ship to UK.

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello Mo,
      We start up retail seeds sales again in September of 2020 and we do ship to the UK!
      richo

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    • Chen oleo

      Hi can I order annua seed?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Yes, this is now available to purchase online. We’re taking down all notices and returning to life as usual. r

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    • ayad

      hello mam,
      hope you are doing fine, i would like to order the annua seeds can you ship it to Djibouti

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Yes, and please specify “code W” when you order. Use the “order comments” field and write “code W” in it. this will help assure receipt. r

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    Mario E Maldonado

    do you ship to Canada?

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      Richo Cech

      We do ship seeds to canada. currently 3-weeks turnaround on any simple seed orders. r

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    • King

      Can it grow during the winter in pennsylvania?

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      Richo Cech

      No, this is a summer annual.

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    • Dewnarain Sudesh

      Do you ship to mauritius?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      No, due to relatively recent international regulations we cannot ship to countries in the EU

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    Bonnie

    Do you have zone information for this one? I live in 9a. Thank you!

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    • Richo Cech

      Admin Richo Cech

      Hi Bonnie,
      This is a summer annual that will grow in any zone.
      Richo

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    • Kate

      What is the best method of using when it’s possibly toxic?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello Kate,
      As with anything, toxicity is dosage-dependent, so you want to stick to prescribed preparations and dosages. This can be found on page 114-115 of “Making Plant Medicine” 4th edition.
      Best regards,
      Richo

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    • Claudia Garcia

      Are you local so I can buy from you?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Um, you can buy from us online. Seed packet orders over $10.00 ship free anywhere in the USA.

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    • Patrice Hunter

      I would like to know how to plant the seeds are they in seed trays indoors in light or dark and any special tips on planting I’m using pots:) thank you !

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Patrice, They are light-dependent germinators and are best pressed into surface of sandy mix and kept warm moist and in the light until germination.
      richo

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    Julius Lambi

    Hi. I am interested in buying a packet of Artemisia annua seeds. Can you ship to Switzerland? https://strictlymedicinalseeds.com/product/artemisia-annua-packet-of-200-seeds-organic/

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    • Richo Cech

      Admin Richo Cech

      Hello Julius,
      We ship seeds worldwide.
      Richo

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    • Isaac

      Hello, can you please ship to Ghana

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      we can ship to Ghana

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  10. Question

    faehollow3

    Does this reseed itself or should it be started from seed indoors every year?

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    • Richo Cech

      Admin Richo Cech

      This plant reseeds itself quite nicely, and tends to stay true to form without hybridizing with other artemisias.

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    • remol

      Hi, do you ship in Senegal? thanks

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      no, not currently

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    • Nicoué Gayibor (verified owner)

      How long can you keep the seeds before planting?

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    • Mayche Cech

      Mayche Cech

      Hello Nicoué,
      Seeds last up to 3 years. If not planting immediately, store in their paper packet in a sealed jar in the refrigerator.
      Richo

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