Toothache plant - 400 seeds (Spilanthes Oleracea)

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The Toothache Plant has reddish-green foliage and tight, compact little pompom flowers that have no petals. The flowers are yellow and they resemble an eyeball, and the herb plant is also commonly referred to as Para Cress. Toothache Plant is a tender perennial that is commonly used to treat toothaches along with other mouth, throat, and gum conditions. The leaves and flowers can be chewed to have a mildly anesthetizing effect. This medicinal herb also has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, and it enhances the immune system. The leaves are often eaten raw and taste good in salads.

Season: Perennial (indoors)
Height: 18 inches (45 cm)
Bloom Season: July - October
Bloom Color: Yellow
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Temperature: 21C (70F)
Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover seed, but press firmly in to soil
Plant Spacing: 12 inches (30 cm) 

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Up to 45cm (17.7in)
Full sun
Partial shade
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