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Growing Toothache Plant Seeds
The toothache plant (Spilanthes Oleracea) also sometimes known as eyeball plant and peek-a-boo plant is a member of the Asteraceae family. The toothache plant has a powerful unique flower that creates a memorable numbing effect when ingested. Spilanthes plants bloom from mid June through September. The Toothache plant can thrive in U.S.D.A. plant hardiness zones 9 through 11.
Growing Your Toothache Plant Seeds From Seed In 3 Simple Steps
# 1 Pick a sunny planting spot for your toothache plant seeds. After you're sure there will be no more frost, place your Sacred Plant Co toothache plant seeds on the soil surface and lightly press them into the potting soil. Gently and evenly press the soil surface down then moisten the entire surface by spraying water from a spray bottle. For best toothache plant seed germination results cover to promote moisture retention. You want to keep the soil moist but not soggy. For the happiest toothache plants you want moderately moist soil as the toothache plant dislikes saturated or boggy ground.
# 2 Once your seeds have sprouted (in 5-14 days) you'll want to protect your toothache seedlings until they about 1/2 inch tall. When watering you want to make the soil evenly moist but never soggy. Allow the top of the soil to just slightly dry out before watering your toothache plants again. Making sure your toothache seedlings are in a warm, brightly lit location but protect them from direct hot sun during the tender seedling stage.
#3 Feel free to begin harvesting your toothache plant flowers and leaves once the plant has reached 5-6 inches tall.