Plant Care: How to Grow Epazote

Plant Type
Annual or Short-lived Perennial Herb

Harvest Season
Harvest leaves before flowering in the Fall and Summer, to encourage regenerative growth

Mature Size
Up to 5 ft. tall and wide

Soil & Moisture
Well-drained soil, will flourish in sandy, dry soil.

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Fast

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 6-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation