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Asclepias eriocarpa, Woolypod Milkweed Seed Balls

  • 1450

Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Woolypod Milkweed (Asclepias eriocarpa). This milkweed, also known as Monarch Milkweed and Kotolo Milkweed, has unusually fuzzy leaves and pods. It reaches 4 feet tall and has pink and white flowers. Also known as Monarch Milkweed, this Asclepias is an important host plant for the Monarch butterfly in California. An important US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.

In traditional Native American medicine, a salve was used to treat respiratory ailments.

Plant outdoors Spring or Fall. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the second year.

• A perennial
• Native to Throughout California
• full sun and well-draining
• Moderate Water Requirement
• Sow Spring or Fall, 12-24 inches apart
• Zone 3-9

Woolypod Milkweed is native to the following states:

Seed balls (seed bombs) are 1/2-inch balls of dried soil and seeds. Essentially, they are pre-planted seeds. They are great for no-till gardening and beautifying neglected landscapes. Sow by pressing the seed ball halfway into the surrounding soil. Plant in habitats in need of biodiversity. Non-GMO. Pesticide free.

A seed ball protects seeds from erosion, foraging, and harsh conditions. This protective property often results in higher but slower germination rates. Please be patient with your seed balls. Placed in the appropriate soil and climate, they will grow.

Grow seed balls risk free. If you are not satisfied, we will refund or replace the products that disappointed you. Why? Because we want to grow a greener, more biodiverse planet, and we want you to plant more native wildflowers and tasty vegetables. Warranty excludes custom orders and discounted overstock.

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