Growing Guide: 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:
Grown from seed and ready to harvest within the growing season.