I accidentally packed a extra chunk of Jacob Cline Beebalm + Chinese Artichoke (Stachys affinis) polyculture, its a small chunk , but plenty to get a patch going. If anyone wants to send me $2.50 via paypal i will drop it in the mail for you.
I ordered and planted three 'slips' this year to see how they did. The plants survived in a pot and should provide me with some starter stock for planting out next year. I presume I just plant out the little tuber things in the spring? Do they need special storage over the winter or should I just leave them in their pot outside and plant them out later?
I haven't dug them yet, but I'm hoping that I have a decent number to expand my patch with.
Also, what would you recommend polyculture cropping them with? You mention bee balm, but that isn't an edible and I already have a decent patch of it in my herb garden.
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