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Herb - Zi Cao - Asian Stone Seed - Gromwell - Arnebia
Herb - Zi cao | The Good Seed Company

Our Price: $3.25

Quantity in Stock:12
Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days
Product Code: 0943

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Aka "Gromwell," "Stone Seed" or "Arnebia", this Asian counterpart to Western Gromwell is a well characterized and treasured Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perennial herb. The root is associated with the Heart and Liver meridians and has sweet and cold properties. Medicinal roots are harvested in year 3. Pollinator friendly dye plant. Good permaculture, polyculture, homestead plant.

Additional Information
  • Latin Name: Lithospermum erythrorhizon
  • Seed Count: 25
  • Plant Cycle: Perennial
  • Days to Germinate: 10-21
  • Days to Harvest: 90
  • Farm Type: Ecologically Farmed
  • Planting Seasons: Spring
  • Seed Type: Open Pollinated, Heirloom
  • Cold Hardy: Yes
  • Seed Saving Level: Easy
  • Seed Storage : About 3-5+ years, when properly stored (cool, dry, dark)

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