Epazote Dysphania 'Chenopodium' ambrosoides Wormseed +100 Seeds Packet

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Product Detail: Package contains more than 100 seeds. Seeds are fresh and collected for 2018 season. Germination rate 85%. Purity 98%. Package includes instructions for planting.

General Plant Information: D. ambrosioides is an annual or short-lived perennial plant (herb), growing to 1.2 m (3.9 ft) tall, irregularly branched, with oblong-lanceolate leaves up to 12 cm (4.7 in) long. The flowers are small and green, produced in a branched panicle at the apex of the stem.

Culinary uses

D. ambrosioides is used as a leaf vegetable, herb, and herbal tea for its pungent flavor. Raw, it has a resinous, medicinal pungency, similar to oregano, anise, fennel, or even tarragon, but stronger. The fragrance of D. ambrosioides is strong but difficult to describe. A common analogy is to turpentine or creosote. It has also been compared to citrus, savory, and mint.

Although it is traditionally used with black beans for flavor and its supposed carminative properties (less gas), it is also sometimes used to flavor other traditional Mexican dishes as well: it can be used to season quesadillas and sopes (especially those containing huitlacoche), soups, mole de olla, tamales with cheese and chili peppers, chilaquiles, eggs and potatoes and enchiladas. It is often used as an herb in white fried rice and an important ingredient for making the green salsa for chilaquiles.

Use in medicine

In the early 1900s, D. ambrosioides was used as an anthelmintic to treat ascarids and hookworms in humans, cats, dogs, horses, and pigs. Usually, oil of chenopodium was used.

Growing requirements:

USDA ZONES:

9-11

SUN:

Full Sun

WATER:

Medium

FOLIAGE:

Evergreen

ADULT SIZE:

24 inches

Information for planting:

  • Days to emerge:10-15 days
  • Seed depth: 1/8 inches
  • Seed spacing: 12 inches
  • Row: 18 inches

Information about our seeds: Most of our seeds come from traditional crops that farmers have cultivated for many years on natural managed lands. These seeds are not GMO, do not chemically or biologically treated and are processed with minimal mechanization.  Seeds are hand selected, prepared and packaged.


Shipping details: We do shipments by First Class Mail Services (2-5 days). To keep you informed we will to send shipping updates regularly or a tracking number and you can track your package through usps.com.

Shipping weight: 1 oz

Guarantee: Seeds are living products that depend on many factors such as proper planting time and technique, depth of sowing, soil, proper germination environment, fertility, disease control, insect control, and reasonable weather for direct sown seeds. If any of these factors are not right, it may cause the seed to not perform and because most, if not all, of these are out of our control, most of the success of these seeds is in the hands of the grower. If they have been cared for properly and still fail to grow, we will replace the seed, one time.

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