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Asked by
big tim on
May 7, 2016

Q. epazote flowers

I am growing epazote for the first time and the transplant has a lot of flower stalks. Do you cut off the flower stalks like basil to increase production of leaves or is this a useful part of the herb?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
May 9, 2016
Certified Expert
A.

Yes, pinch off the top growth as you need it.
Entire stems can also be harvested.
You can start new plants every 3 weeks or so to keep the supply growing.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/epazote/epazote-herb-growing.htm

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