Botanical name: Ephedra sinica
Common name: Mahuang, Ma-huang, Chinese ephedra, Chinese joint fir
Native to: Areas in China and Mongolia
Life cycle: perennial
Flower colour: yellow
Flower time (Central / West-Europe): June to August
Characteristics and usage: Ma-Huang is a popular Chinese medicinal, stimulant and has a history of usage dating back 5000 years.
Weight of 1000 seeds: 9,5g
Seeds per gram: 105
Cultivation / direction of sowing: It’s easy to grow. Sow in pots or trays of sandy seed compost, maintaining a temperature of +/- 20 °C, Ephedra sinica preferred an open, sunny position, and is drought resistant. The plants are frost tolerant up to –10°C.
seedpack (approx 50 seeds)