Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium), packet of 300 seeds, Organic

$4.95

Family: Primrose (Onagracea)

Hardy to Zones 3 to 7

(Kaporie Tea) Patch-forming perennial, native to Eurasia. Leaves are narrow and tough, generally eaten only when young.  The showy flowers occur in long plumes, colored pink or purple, on plants to 6 feet tall. Traditional usage: stomachache and prostatitis.  Source of vitamin A and C.  Plants prefer full sun to part shade and moist or poorly drained soil. Good at altitude. Sow tiny seed on surface in spring and press in firmly. Light-dependent germinator. Work up in pots. Space plants 2 to 3 feet apart.

300 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown

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  1. Question

    jd

    Is the quercetin content depedent on the soil it grows in, or is quercetin going to be present in the plant no matter what soil it grows in?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      the plant appears to be equally effective as a tea whether grown at sea level in sand or on mountain in clay and rock. r

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