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Epazote (Chenopodium ambrosioides), potted plant, organic

$5.00

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

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    Aaron

    Can I grow this inside by window in Minnesota?

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    • 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.
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