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Brand: Strictly Medicinal
Item Number: SNV7057

Strictly Medicinal Organic Epazote

Source of a Potent Spice

USDA Certified Organic Certified by Oregon Tilth

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Epazote (wormseed) - Chenopodium ambrosioides

Perennial wormwood-like plant is the source of a potent spice. The dried leaf is traditionally mixed in bean dishes.

  • Plant prefers full sun and does well in waste ground.
  • Strew seed on surface of sandy soil and keep moist until germination.
  • Takes about 1 week to germinate.
  • Thin or transplant to 1 to 2 ft. apart.
  • Certified organic, 300 seeds/pkt.

    Photo by Forest and Kim Starr

    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


    • Container Compatible
    • Good for Drying
    • Open-Pollinated
    • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
    • Succession Planting


    Organic Status :
    Certified Organic Product
    Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
    Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
    Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
    Growth Habit : Herbaceous
    Life Cycle : Tender Perennial
    Plant Family : Amaranthaceae (Goosefoot)
    Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
    Plant Usage : Medicinal Plant
    Planting Time : Spring
    Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
    Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
    Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
    Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
    Sun Requirements : Full Sun
    Useful Plant Part : Leaves
    Organic Certifier: Oregon Tilth

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    Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

    Dimensions: 5"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H


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