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Zanthoxylum clava herculis | Hercules Club | Prickly Ash


Here I am offering Seeds from Zanthoxylum clava-herculis, also known as Hercules Club, Sea Ash, Hercules-club, toothache tree, tingle tongue, pepperwood, and southern prickly ash. This bark was chewed on for a toothache by Native Americans and early settlers. It likes to live inthe sun or partial shade, and is used as an herb. It is the larval host plant for the Forbes Silkmoth and Lebeaus rothschildia moths. It is also the larval host plant for the Thoas Swallowtail, Giant Swallowtail, Northern Sicklewing, Dingy Purplewing, and Spicebush Swallowtail butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to 9

Zanthoxylum clava herculis Hercules Club Prickly Ash

Zanthoxylum clava herculis Hercules Club Prickly Ash

Zanthoxylum clava herculis Hercules Club Prickly Ash

Zanthoxylum clava herculis Hercules Club Prickly Ash
Zanthoxylum clava herculis | Hercules Club | Prickly Ash

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This is Zanthoxylum clava-herculis, also known as Hercules Club, Sea Ash, Hercules-club, toothache tree, tingle tongue, pepperwood, and southern prickly ash. This bark was chewed on for a toothache by Native Americans and early settlers. It likes to live in the sun or partial shade, and is used as an herb. It is the larval host plant for the Forbes Silkmoth and Lebeaus rothschildia moths. It is also the larval host plant for the Thoas Swallowtail, Giant Swallowtail, Northern Sicklewing, Dingy Purplewing, and Spicebush Swallowtail butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to 9.








Zanthoxylum planispinum | Winged Prickly Ash | Bamboo-leaf


Zanthoxylum planispinum Winged Prickly Ash Bamboo-leaf 1

Zanthoxylum planispinum Winged Prickly Ash Bamboo-leaf 2

Zanthoxylum planispinum Winged Prickly Ash Bamboo-leaf 3

Zanthoxylum planispinum Winged Prickly Ash Bamboo-leaf 4

Zanthoxylum planispinum Winged Prickly Ash Bamboo-leaf 5
Zanthoxylum planispinum | Winged Prickly Ash | Bamboo-leaf

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These seeds were collected from Zanthoxylum planispinum, also known as Winged Prickly Ash, and Bamboo-leaf Prickly Ash. This shrub likes to live in full sun to partial shade where it can grow up to about 15 feet tall and has yellow blooms in the spring. Sichuan pepper, a very popular spice in China and Nepal, is collected from this plant. Young leaves can be eaten as a vegetable. The seeds can be lightly roasted and ground into a fine powder, and this is one of the the spices in the famous Five Spice. This plant is not self fertile, so both male and female plants are needed if you want to have seeds. USDA Hardiness Zones 8 to 11.








Zanthoxylum rhetsa | Indian Prickly Ash | Cape Yellowwood


Zanthoxylum rhetsa Indian Prickly Ash Cape Yellowwood 1

Zanthoxylum rhetsa Indian Prickly Ash Cape Yellowwood 2

Zanthoxylum rhetsa Indian Prickly Ash Cape Yellowwood 3

Zanthoxylum rhetsa Indian Prickly Ash Cape Yellowwood 4

Zanthoxylum rhetsa Indian Prickly Ash Cape Yellowwood 5
Zanthoxylum rhetsa | Indian Prickly Ash | Cape Yellowwood

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These seeds are from Zanthoxylum rhetsa, also known as cape yellowwood, Indian prickly ash, Indian ivy-rue, and Indian pepper. This mature tree can get up to 85 feet high and the summer blossoms have white and yellowish petals. The fruits are used to make the masala spice that is famous in our family because of the dish called Chicken Tikka Masala. My son loves it. It is the larval host plant for the Forbes Silkmoth and Lebeaus rothschildia moths. It is also the larval host plant for the Thoas Swallowtail, Giant Swallowtail, Northern Sicklewing, Dingy Purplewing, and Spicebush Swallowtail butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.