Growing Guide: 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 Perennial to Zones 9-11, Annual 4-9; Patio/Greenhouse 4+