New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus), packet of 30 seeds

$3.95

Family:  Buckthorn (Rhamnaceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 8
(Red Root) Perennial woody shrub native to the mountains of the Eastern US that bears showy, lilac-scented flowers of white.  Extremely tough, drought tolerant, and cold hardy.  Excellent permaculture plant, nitrogen fixer.  Tasty, noncaffeinated substitute for black tea.  Well-known and highly respected astringent and lymphatic.  This is the official species.  Full sun to light shade.  Dryish and/or depleted soils OK.  Scarify seed and sow in fall or early spring.

30 seeds per packet, Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s

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  1. Question

    Buck Mountain Herbs

    Will you have New Jersey tea seeds to sell in Dec. 2020? Or should I buy now, aug 2020?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello, We expect to have New Jersey Tea seeds on an ongoing basis. Richo

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    Barb

    If I order and plant now, mid March, is that early enough in spring or should i give them some time in the fridge?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Barb,
      It is early enough in the spring. These are pretty reliable. Scarify.
      Richo

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