The toothache plant is a odd looking flowering herb, it's namesake from the use of the plant to treat toothaches in traditional medicine. The herb originates from Brazil and has olive-shaped gold and red flowers. The flowers and leaves has a numbing and mouth-watering effect when eaten - which is why it was used as a natural remedy for a toothaches! The foliage can also be stir-fried with garlic and chilli as a dish of leafy greens.
Germination: 7-14 days under ideal conditions. These seeds need direct sunlight to germinate so do not bury under the growing medium.
Best before date: Dec 2021
Check out our seed germination guide here: https://www.thewriggleyfarm.sg/post/seed-germination-tips
Toothache Plant, 30 seeds
- Full/partial sun (minimum 6 hours daily)
- Well draining, organic medium
- Moderate fertiliser schedule (half strength, once every 2 weeks)