Gossypium herbaceum
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Poisonous!/Industrial Duration: Biennial (hardy in zones 9-10)
When to Sow: Anytime Ease of Germination: Easy
This and other species of Gossypium are the sources of the eminently useful cotton fibre. The rootbark once gained notoriety as a powerful abortifacient, particularly in the southern United States. Contains gossypol, which research has revealed has important anti-parasitic and antiviral effects, and has shown promise as a male anti-fertility drug in studies conducted in China by the World Health Organization. Can be grown for interest as a potplant in a bright window or greenhouse. Tender biennial or triennial.
Due to USDA regulations, this item can not be shipped to the USA.

S1920 Seeds
Not to U.S.A., E.U.
S1920 Bulk Seeds
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$8.00/10g, $55.00/100g
Currency: United States Dollar

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