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DREAM HERB

Calea zacatechichi

Germination Instructions:

1.) Sprinkle seeds onto soil mix
2.) Lightly dampen soil (misting bottle works great)
3.) Place plastic bag over pot
4.) Place in warm bright location (indirect sunlight)

5.) IMPORTANT: do not allow soil to dry out
6.) Germination time/rate is variable

Detailed Plant Description:

C. zacatechichi is an herbaceous perennial from 6-10 ft tall and as wide as it is tall. It has rough, sandpaper textured leaves which are more or less triangular. The stems are round and it forms multiple flower heads in a spreading candelabra form in Fall and Winter. They are white to slightly purple composite flowers.

Plant Care:

Easy to grow and maintain. It appreciates alot of sun but can handle difficult weather conditions as well. It does not require high grade soil at all and in fact does extremely well in low grade. This plant grows like a weed!

Scientific Classification:

Kingdom:   Plantae
Division:   Magnoliophyta
Class:  
Magnoliopsida
Order:   Asterales
Family:   Asteraceae
Genus:   Calea
Species:  
C. zacatechichi

Common Names:

dream herb
cheech
bitter grass

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