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Spilanthes, Official (Acmella oleracea) potted plant, organic
Family: Aster (Asteracea)
Hardy to Zones 10 to 12, otherwise grown as an annual, 120 days to maturity
(Toothache Plant, Para Cress, Buzz Buttons, Sansho Buttons, Electric Buttons, Jambu, Szechuan Buttons, Spilanthes acmella, Spilanthes oleracea) Tropical perennial native to Brazil, grows 12 inches tall, in a mounding form. Flowers sport the characteristic bright crimson “fisheye” at the apex. Ancient, distinctively beautiful and highly entertaining plant. Traditional usage (TWM): stimulant, tonic, dentifrice, earache, gum disease, lyme’s disease, and malaria. Plant prefers full sun and well-manured soil and plenty of water. Start early indoors and transplant out after frost. Average germ time 10 days. Space 1 to 2 feet apart.
Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown