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Epazote

Culinary & Medicinal Herb Seeds

We carry a diverse variety of herb seeds, including culinary herbs, medicinals, ethnobotanicals, native plants of the PNW, and nectar and pollen rich flowers attractive to bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects. All varieties are open pollinated, we do not sell hybrid seeds. Average seed life is 3 years. Please allow 1-2 weeks for shipping.

Epazote

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Epazote

3.75

(Dysphania ambrosiodes)

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Common Names
Epazote, Wormseed

Botanical Name
Dysphania ambrosiodes

Plant Family
Asteraceae (Daisy Family)

Native Range
Mexico, Central and South America

Life Cycle
Annual or short-lived Perennial

Hardiness Zone
8-11

Habit
3 - 4ft tall in bloom. Inconspicuous flowers. 

Sun/Soil
Full sun, well-drained soil.

Germination/Sowing
Seeds germinate easily and can be direct sown once soil has warmed, or started in flats in the spring and then transplanted out. 

Growing/Care
Little care needed. Drought tolerant. 

Harvesting
The leaves are gathered before blooming for culinary use, or in bloom for medicinal use (flowering causes the leaves to become more pungent and less palatable). 

Culinary Uses
Popular Mexican culinary herb used to flavour bean dishes and help with digestion.

Medicinal Uses
Leaves are carminative. The seeds are used to expel intestinal parasites, and the leaf used in culinary dishes is a lot milder and can be used as a parasite preventive. 

Themes
Kitchen Garden, Low Maintenance, Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Container Garden.