Madia Sativa

Eagleridge Seeds

Madia Sativa

Regular price $4.00

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This Native American wildflower has a  habitat range from California to Chile. The flower stalks are 3-4 feet tall. The 5-inch flower spike is full of tiny yellow flowers. The base is a dark green cluster of small oval leaves. The historical uses of this plant include using the seeds as a rich source of protein and a very high-quality oil which was extracted by boiling. The whole plant is sticky and is sweet-smelling.  Europeans have been extracting the oil for some time and it is comparable to Olive Oil in taste and nutrition. This plant thrives in poor rocky soils with a minimum of water, which only increases the oil content. Easy to grow, direct seed in mid-spring and cover lightly. Our bed self- seeds and overwinters creating an excellent ground cover and weed barrier. The sticky surface traps garden pests like fruit flies. There is great potential for oil production using this plant.

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** We currently only ship to Canada. ** Sorry USA + International, we are working on a solution to streamline shipping to you.

When an order is placed it is processed within two weeks maximum. Packages are sent with Canada post standard mail. 

 

Shipping and Handling Rates within Canada

Purchase Quantity

Shipping Rate

1 to 5 packages

$5.50

6 to 20

$9.00

21 to 36

$13.50

37 to 50

$18.50

50 + $26.50


Contact us directly for wholesale inquiries: masha@eagleridgeseeds.com

About our Seed Packets

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We use simple thick Kraft paper envelopes and sealed plastic bags to protect seeds from light and moisture. They are shipped in bubble warp enveloped for extra protection. Store them in a cool dry place in this packaging for an extended their shelf life.

Approximate Seed Count per Package:

  • Tomatoes- 15-20 seeds
  • Endangered Tomatoes-10-15 seeds or noted
  • Peppers- 15 seeds
  • Endangered Peppers- 10 seeds
  • Herbs- 25-30 seeds unless otherwise noted
  • Flowers-25-30 seeds
  • Melons- 15 seeds unless otherwise noted
  • Cabbage- 20 seeds
  • Broccoli- 20 seeds
  • Celery-40 seeds
  • Chard-35 seeds
  • Spinach-40 seeds
  • Shallots-35-40 seeds
  • Onions-25 seeds
  • Earth Chestnut-25 seeds
  • Beans- 25 seeds or noted
  • Greens- 30-40 seeds or noted
  • Parsley- 50 seeds
  • Walking Onions 5 bulbils 
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