Acmella oleracea grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Acmella also known as Toothache plant, Paracress or Electric daisy, Acmella oleracea perennial evergreen also grown as annual plant, used as edible plant for the leaves and the edible electric flowers but mostly used as ornamental plant also used for fragrant and attracts pollinators, used as medical plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 11+ as perennial and 6+ as annual and with the right over winter care 10b.

Acmella oleracea edible leaves and flowers

Leaves edible, color green, structure soft linear with serrated and grow in pinnate structure.

Flower edible in yellow color in shape of daisy

Acmella oleracea for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible flowers
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Beverage
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Leafy vegetables
  • Salad
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ground cover plants
  • Medical uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9