Devil’s Claw, Southwest (Proboscidia parviflora) packet of 5 seeds, Organic
Family: Martynia (Martyniaceae)
Annual, 90 days to fruits
(Unicorn Plant, Doubleclaw, Red Devil’s Claw) Self-seeding annual native to the deserts of the American Southwest. Not to be confused with African Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens). Among the Native Americans, the dried claw-like fruits are stripped of their abundant fiber and used in basketry. Young fruits edible, similar to ocra. Seeds also edible. Ripe fruits 4 to 6 inches. Traditional usage (American Indian): arthritis. Plant prefers full sun and dry, nutrient-poor soils. Scarify seeds and soak overnight in warm water, then plant in warm, fast-draining soil. Water when surface becomes dry, and discontinue watering when fruits begin to mature.
5 seeds per packet, Certified Organically Grown
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Richo Cech –
hi scott, thanks for contacting. it will grow in any zone that has a 90-day summer. we actually don’t list zones on annuals, zone designations are more pointed towards the likelihood of overwintering perennials. r