Herbs Pipicha

Pipicha

Seed

Product ID: 3684

Mexican native culinary herb.

Similar to Papalo but with narrow leaves. Upright plants with flavor reminiscent of cilantro and arugula. Popular in Hispanic communities where it is used like cilantro. Also known as Porophyllum linaria, Pipiche, Pepicha, and Chepiche. Sell in bunches. Plants are very sensitive to frost. NOTE: Due to the means of harvest, and its size and shape, this seed naturally contains a large amount of seed chaff. Our seed count reflects the average number of seeds per ounce you should expect. Avg. 37,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$4.95
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1/8 Ounce

$15.55
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1/4 Ounce

$27.15
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1 Ounce

$87.65
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1/4 Pound

$249.60
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-21 days

SOWING: Transplant - Barely cover seed with soil and moisten. Provide bottom heat for the best germination. Transplant seedlings outside when they are 3-4" high, spacing seedlings 12" apart in rows that are 18" apart. Direct seed - Sow 1/4- 3/8" deep, 15 seeds per foot in well-prepared seedbeds.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

PLANT HEIGHT: 36-60".

PLANT SPACING: 12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Pick individual leaves as needed. The tips of the plants can be cut off and will regrow.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Average garden soil.

SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Porophyllum ruderale, Porophyllum tagetoides

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Porophyllum tagetoides
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.
70 - 85 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers