Aromatic Mexican native for tacos, salsa, and sauces.
Large, bluish green leaves with a flavor reminiscent of cilantro and arugula. Popular in Hispanic communities where it is used like cilantro. Also known as Papaloquelite. Sell in bunches. NOTE: Germination is naturally low and variable. Avg. 2,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.
Latin Name: Porophyllum ruderale
Days to Maturity or Bloom:
Shipping Information & Notes
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. SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average garden soil.
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.