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Acmella (Paracress)

Paracress is a perennial herb from South America with showy elongating gold and red flower discs and glossy, aromatic leaves. Fresh leaves are used for salads in Brazil and have medicinal properties for containing an analgesic agent (Spilanthol). Easily grown as an annual in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot.
Sow seeds flat directly in any well drained, humus-rich soil in a sunny site in the garden in mid spring. Cover seeds slightly with soil only.
20 seeds per package.
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Acmella oleracea (Paracress)

Acmella oleracea (Paracress)

20 (30cm, Paracress has ornamental elongating gold and red flower discs above glossy, aromatic leaves. Fresh leaves are used as additional ingredients in salads in Brazil. Never eat an entire leaf or flowerbud all at once! All parts provoke a numb and strongly tingle sensation on the tongue and in the throat. This species has medicinal properties for containing a strong analgesic agent (Spilanthol). Easily grown as an annual in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot in the garden. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

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