Spilanthes (Acmella oleracea) Seeds

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Spilanthes (Acmella oleracea) Seeds

$2.75

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Seed packs contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum 50 seeds per pack.

aka Toothache Plant, Peek-A-Boo, Electric Daisy, Para Cress (after the Brazilian province), Brazil Cress, Alphabet Plant, Australian Cress, Spilanthol Plant, Eyeball Plant, Spot Plant, Jambu, Buzz Buttons, Szechuan Buttons

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Spilanthes, Herb Seeds, Toothache Plant, Acmella Oleracea, Grow Your Own, Open Pollinated, Non GMO, Naturally Grown, Free Shipping

Spilanthes is easily grown in average, moist but well-drained soils in full sun. This plant is characterized by its small, bulb-like flowers that are yellow with a red center. It is traditionally used medicinally, as its roots and flowers can help soothe the pain of toothaches.

Spilanthes is low-growing, about four to ten inches high with a mounding habit, but will sprawl out and consume two feet around it.  It thrives in high humidity and well-drained soils.  It grows in the ground or in containers and makes a wonderful addition to border gardens as accent plants. Once established, it is easy to grow.

Type: Annual, Tender Perennial
Family:  Asteraceae
Native Range:
Growing Zones:  3-11
Mature Height: 10-12 inches 
Mature Width: 24 inches, creeping habit
Sowing: Start indoors in pots 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Barely cover seed.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 4-10 @ 70F
Special Maintenance: n/a
Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun
Soil Type: Average
Water: Average
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Growth Rate: Moderate
Leaf Description: Heart-shaped, dark green
Bloom Time: Summer, June-September
Bloom Description: Yellow-red buttons
Harvest: Leaf, Flower, Flowering Tops
Harvest Time: Summer, June-September

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant

All plants at Lovelight Herb Farm are naturally and organically grown, non-GMO, chemical-free, and open pollinated.We are a small family farm located in Western Oregon, USA

Seed packets contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum of 50 seeds included in each seed packet.

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