30 Papalo Herb Seeds - (Porophyllum Ruderale) Aromatic
Papalo Herb Seeds - (Porophyllum Ruderale) Aromatic
Papalo is an ancient Mexican herb that was commonly used before cilantro was introduced by Chinese immigrants. Still used in much of traditional Mexican cooking.
Unusual, piquant, fresh green leaves with a marvelously complex, distinctive flavor for tacos, salsas, meats, and cheeses. Bunches of the herb are used as centerpieces in restaurants where diners pick the leaves to add to foods as desired.
NOTE: Papalo is a naturally 'dirty' seed with a fair amount of debris mixed in. Untreated seed.
Annual Germination: 7-20 days, naturally low and variable Seed Planting Depth: Indoors- sow on the surface, lightly cover. Outdoors- sow 1/4" deep. Starting Indoors/Outdoors: For a head start, you can start indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-70 degrees soil temperatures. Transplant after last frost, 12-15" apart. Direct sow outdoors after the last frost, 12-15 seeds per foot. Light Needs: Sun Soil Needs: Average to fertile Uses: Culinary, harvest leaves as needed