Plant Care: How to Grow Huacatey

Plant Type
Perennial, Annual Herb

Harvest Season
Leaves can generally be picked year-round in warmer regions or just before flowering in colder climates, about 5-7 weeks after planting

Mature Size
Up to 4 ft. tall and wide

Soil & Moisture
Rich, well-drained soil, good drought-tolerance

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Fast

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 5-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Annual north of Zone 9

Propagation