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Aristolochia clematitis

$2.50


Birthwort Aristolochiaceae:

Yellow flowers on three foot tall plants with heart shaped leaves. A novelty plant with its large rounded leaves and strange yellow flowers. It was once commonly used medicinally but should never be taken since it can cause kidney damage and cancer. In 2001, the FDA issued a warning to consumers to immediately stop taking herbal medicines containing aristolochic acid.

Zones (5)6-9

Soak seed 48 hours in hot water and surface sow, Germination 1 to 3 months at 70F. The seeds germinate better if stratified for 3 months at 33 to 36F.

10 large seeds