Through June 16th, we will continue to take orders for potted plants to be delivered by second week of July.  Orders received after June 16th will begin shipping second week of September.  First come first served. 

Epazote (Chenopodium ambrosioides), potted plant, organic

$6.00

Family:  Goosefoot  (Chenopodiaceae)

Perennial hardy to zone 8 to 12, often grown as an annual, 45 days to harvest

(Wormseed, Jesuit’s Tea, Mexican Tea, payqu, Dysphania ambrosioides)  Native to Mexico and the American SW, this pleasantly aromatic plant is the source of a potent spice.  The dried leaf is traditionally mixed in bean dishes.  Traditional usage (TWM): allays flatus, vermifuge. Plant prefers full sun, dryish to mesic soils, and does well in standard garden soil or even waste places.  Space plants 2 feet apart.

Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown

Out of stock

Join the waitlist to be emailed when this product becomes available

Share your thoughts!

Let us know what you think...

What others are saying

  1. Question

    Aaron

    Can I grow this inside by window in Minnesota?

    Upvote if this was helpful (0) Downvote if this was not helpful (0) Flag for removal

    Something wrong with this post? Thanks for letting us know. If you can point us in the right direction...

    • Diana

      Diana

      Hello Aaron,
      This is a semi-arid plant of full sun exposure. It doesn’t do particularly well indoors, but is such an easy and forgiving grower that it might even make some herb if left in a bright window.
      Richo

      Upvote if this was helpful (0) Downvote if this was not helpful (0) Flag for removal

      Something wrong with this post? Thanks for letting us know. If you can point us in the right direction...

    • Hannah

      I wasn’t able to harvest my epazote before it bolted, now flowers are mixed in with my dried leaves. Is it suitable for use with the dried flowers mixed in?

      Upvote if this was helpful (0) Downvote if this was not helpful (0) Flag for removal

      Something wrong with this post? Thanks for letting us know. If you can point us in the right direction...

    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      hello hannah, yes, this is fine. You may need to use less, the herb gets more intense in flower and seed. richo

      Upvote if this was helpful (0) Downvote if this was not helpful (0) Flag for removal

      Something wrong with this post? Thanks for letting us know. If you can point us in the right direction...

×

Login

Register

A link to set a new password will be sent to your email address.

Continue as a Guest

Don't have an account? Sign Up