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Dysphania ambrosioides

Aromatic herb used in Central and South American cooking and teas. When cooked with beans, makes them more digestible. Dark green leaves grow on spiking plant which can reach 3’ high when flowering. Flowers non-discript. Short-lived perennial, but commonly grown as a tender annual.

How to grow it:

Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date to get a head start. Not frost tolerant. Transplants well, but can also be direct sown after last frost date. Harvest leaves for consumption prior to flowering. Self-sows modestly when allowed to go to seed.

Seed specs:  Packet size- 200 min.