Kochia scoparia
Summer Cypress, Ti Fu Tzu

Kochia scoparia, Summer Cypress, Ti Fu Tzu

Red-purple of summer cypress mark summer's long hot end lending this plant the name burning bush. Native to southern Europe through Japan, this self-seeding annual is widely naturalized throughout North America and enjoys extensive cultivation in China.
Grow specs:
To 5 ft. 12-18" spacing. Full sun. Average garden soil.

Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for problems associated with urination and impotence as well as externally for pathogenic dermatitis including eczema and scabies.

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