Growing Epazote Culinary Herb Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Dysphania ambrosioides
- Common Names: Wormseed, Mexican Tea, Jesuit's Tea, Payqu, Mastruz
- Epazote Hardiness Zones: 3-12, Annual not intended to overwinter
- Days to Maturity: 55 days
- Seed Planting Depth: Lightly press without covering
- Garden Plant Spacing: 6-8"
- Garden Row Spacing: 12-18"
- Epazote Growth Habit: Epazote seeds mature into an herbaceous upright green 24-36" tall and 8-10" wide
- Epazote Soil Preference: Average, loose, well-drained
- Grow Temp Preference: Minimum 60° F
- Garden Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/Diseases/Troubleshooting: Non-GMO Dysphania ambrosioides has a weed-like hardiness and is even considered an invasive species in some regions with few pests, insects, or diseases.
- Color: Bright and uniform tropical lime-colored greens
- Epazote Flavor: Strong herbal notes likened to citrus, anise, oregano, and creosote
Non-GMO heirloom epazote seeds grow a vigorous full sun garden performer not intended for indoor starts. Direct sow in the garden 2-3 epazote seeds ¼” deep and 3-4” apart in average, loose, and well-drained soil in full sun. Epazote seeds germinate in 7-14 days, thinning back to every 6-8” in the garden once true leaves establish. Weed extra seedlings to keep from overwhelming grow space. Dysphania ambrosioides has a weed-like hardiness and is even considered an invasive species in some regions with few pests, insects, or diseases.
Open-pollinated epazote seeds are a useful garden companion plant, cultivated for its uniquely pungent aroma which is credited to protecting other vegetable crops from pests and insects. Epazote seeds grow an exotic culinary herb served in traditional Central American dishes including black beans, moles, tamales, and chilaquiles.
Wholesale Epazote Culinary Herb Seeds Per Package:
- 250 mg - Wholesale - Approximately 1,600 Seeds
- 7 g - Wholesale - Approximately 46,250 Seeds
- 1 oz - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 185,000 Seeds
Non-GMO Epazote culinary herb garden seeds are available for Fast Free Shipping on orders over $45.