Ephedra, Bluestem (Ephedra equisetina), packet of 5 seeds, organic

$3.95

Family:  Joint Fir (Ephedraceae)

Hardy to Zones 3 to 10

(Blue Stem Joint Fir, Mu-zei-ma-huang) Perennial, primitive subshrub native to the arid steppes of China and Russia. Rare.  Extremely robust on the landscape.  Traditional usage (TCM): a secondary source of  Ma-huang.  Sow seeds on surface of sandy mix, cover with 1/8 inch of sand, tamp securely and keep warm and evenly moist until germination, which takes 14 days.  Individuate seedlings to pots and grow on for a year before transplanting to landscape.  Plant prefers sun and very fast draining soils.  Mulch with sand or volcanic rock.  Space plants 3 feet apart.

Packet of 5 seeds, Certified Organically Grown

 

 

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Ephedra, Bluestem (Ephedra equisetina), packet of 5 seeds, organic