Epazote Expand



Herb growing 1-3 feet most commonly used as a culinary ingredient in Mexican cuisine, especially bean dishes. Historically used in cooking by the Mayans and Aztecs. Fresh leaves are recommended for a better flavor. Has medicinal qualities.

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Data sheet

Soil Type: Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Clay Soil, Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, All Zones (Grow as an Annual)
Water Needs: Low, Low/Moderate, Very Low
Light: Full Sun
Growth Cycle: Annual
Edible: Yes
Height: h: Up to 4 Feet
Growing Instructions: Sowing Time: Spring: Sowing Method: Direct: Depth 1/4": Rows: 12"-24" apart: Full sun: Germination: 10-31 days: Height: 24"-48": **Medicinal & Culinary Uses**
Warnings: Can be Invasive, Seeds are Poisonous, Can Cause Allergic Reaction
Special Features: Medicinal Value
Growth Rate Moderate