Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi), packet of 5 seeds
Family: Grass (Poaceae)
Perennial, hardy to zone 9 to 12, otherwise grown as an annual, 120 to 140 days to harvest
(Yi-yi-ren, Chi Shih, Chieh Li, Djali Batoe) Ornamental, tufted perennial grass from Southeast Asia. Water loving. Excellent in potted culture. The hard seeds are naturally pre-drilled, used as beads to make bracelets, necklaces and rosaries. We grow Job’s Tears in our greenhouses and it makes graceful clumps about 3 feet high. Its quite pretty and the seeds are a tasty raw chew. Also used for making flour and tea. Plant prefers full sun to part shade and grows well in shallow water or in fast-draining or sodden soil. Sow seed 1/2 inch deep and keep evenly moist and warm until germination, which takes 1 to 6 weeks. Individuate to pots or space plants 1 foot apart.
5 Seeds/pkt, Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s
JOB’S TEARS , When will you have this in stock again ?
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Admin Richo Cech –
We will have these in the summer, they are already making seeds now in February. richo