Ilex paraguariensis - Yerba Mate


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10 seeds per pack. A subtropical holly, native to South America and the source of the famous yerba mate tea. The dried leaves and twigs are steeped into tea. A shrubby, small to medium sized tree up to 15-30 ft. Not hardy to freezes, but should tolerate short frosts and temperatures to near 32F. Please note that seeds can be difficult to germinate. and will benefit from several weeks of cold stratification in the refrigerator. #273

Hardy to zone 10a (30 - 35F)