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Ambrosia AKA Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot Seeds (Certified Organic)

The flowers make excellent wreath bases and filler for fresh bouquets.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

This plant is featured in the end papers of Alice Morse Earle’s Old Time Gardens from 1901. The exceptionally fragrant, light green leaves are shaped like tiny oak leaves and are sticky with essential oils. The scent reminds us of bayberry and sweet fern. They make excellent wreath bases and filler for fresh bouquets.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Dysphania botrys
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/8 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Pale Green, Pale Yellow
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Aromatic, Grown for Foliage
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Flowers are fragrant
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50