APPLE OF PERU
Apple of Peru
(Nicandra physalodes/Shoofly Plant)
Harvested by hand in 2020 for 2021 growing season.
Approximately 150 seeds per order.
We are not certified organic but we do not use pesticides on any of our crops.
Easy to grow foliage plant. Initially green, becomes papery and resembles a Chinese lantern. Stems are loaded with green lanterns that appear after their periwinkle blossoms drop.
In the southern states, the juices from the foliage and roots of this plant were mixed with milk in a dish, which was set out to attract flies. When the flies fed from this concoction, they died. This is the source of the common name, Shoofly Plant.
Plant type: annual Height: 40”
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 90-100 days
Plant spacing: 12”
Pinch: not necessary
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in tray 4-6 weeks before last frost. Transplant out after dangers of all frost has passed.
*** DUE TO SOFTWARE RESTRICTION (OR LACK OF TECHNOLOGY KNOWLEDGE :D), PLEASE CHOOSE "SEEDS SHIPPING ONLY" IF YOU ARE JUST BUYING SEEDS ****
Any difference in shipping will be refunded/requested (prior to shipping).
We are a small family farm located in Redmond, WA.
Each of our tubers/seeds are harvested, processed and preserved by hand and while we've done our best to increase our stock to keep up with demand, as a small family farm, we offers very limited quantities of our tubers each Spring. They will likely sell out fast, so snag your favorites before they sell out.
Jess's Dahlia Garden is in compliance with the State of Washington Department of Agriculture (WSDA) Plant Services Program. You will receive a WSDA certificate indicating our nursery stock has been inspected during the growing season and found free of quarantine pests and practically free of other injurious pests.
In compliance with trade regulations, we can only currently ship to the 48 contiguous United States.
RETURN & REFUND POLICY
Thank you for your purchase.
We recommend that you become familiar with the “Dahlias As Cut Flowers” and/or "How To Plant Dahlias" care sheets. We can make no explicit guarantees or allowances for circumstances over which we have no control. Bad weather, bad timing, bad luck and basic human incompetence can all lead to unanticipated and unsatisfactory results. Mother Nature does not guarantee perfection, and neither can we.
NO RETURNS NO REFUNDS NO EXCHANGES ALL SALES ARE FINAL
To prevent unnecessary heartache of lost packages, we will only ship with a tracking confirmation number, the higher postage reflects the actual USPS cost. We do not charge handling fee nor inflate shipping cost. Shipping charges are determined by order total.
Free shipping with orders over $85.00.
8.6% sales tax will be added to all in-state (WA) orders.