Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) seeds
Family: Jojoba (Simmondsiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 8 to 12, otherwise grown as a potted plant and brought in for the winter
(Goat Nut, Pig Nut, Coffeeberry) Perennial, evergreen, dioecious, woody shrub native to the Sonoran and Mojave deserts, growing to 6 feet and preferring full sun and very dry conditions. Excellent potential as a crop grown in marginal lands. Can be grown in potted culture. Protect from frost. Seeds are a source of liquid wax known as jojoba oil, a.k.a. vegetal whale oil. Valuable in cosmetics and in medicine. Sow seeds 1 inch deep in very well drained soil and keep barely moist and very warm until germination, which takes 20 to 30 days. Work up in pots and transplant out 5 to 15 feet apart.
Packet contains 5 seeds
10 g contains ~16 seeds
100 g contains ~160 seeds
Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s