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Immortalilty Herb (Jiaogulan)

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 10 - 25 feet
  • Zone: 8-10
  • Flowering Date: Non flowering.
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Immortalilty Herb (Jiaogulan)

Description
Also known as 'Jiaogulan,' this variety is said to have immune-strengthening properties; some even call it the 'anti-aging' or the 'cure-all' herb! Brew 'Immortality' and enjoy the healthy benefits of this sweet-flavored curing tea! Grown in a pot or hanging basket, the vines will cascade over the edge for a dramatic decorative effect; if allowed to grow up a trellis or supported by stakes, the vines will reach up to 25' long. Suitable for inside or out.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameGynostemma pentaphyllum
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread10 - 12 inches
  • Spacing10 - 12 inches
  • Hardiness Zone8-10
  • Flowering DateNon flowering.
  • Planting InstructionsSet plant at same level it is growing at in the container. Firm soil and water thoroughly.
  • Winter CareNo winter care needed.
  • Flower FormNon flowering.
  • Foliage TypeOval green foliage
  • Soil RequirementThe plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and well drained soil. Prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils.
  • PruningNo pruning needed.
  • Unique CharactersticsWith this herb you can rejuvenate and rebalance your body! Back in 1976 a Japanse researcher was looking for an alternative for sugar. He found this five leafed adaptogenic herb, which is good for; Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Weight control, Immunity, Antioxidant, Anti diabetic effect and Anti cancer. Gynostemma contains many amino acids, vitamins and minerals that are healthy to the human body, The Japanse locals who cultivate & consume Gynostemma call it 'miracle tea'! Jiaogulan as tea may be made in the usual manner with fresh or gedroogte leaves. Freshly picked leaves are edible and taste like licorice. This plant is perfect for in or outside. Inside as a houseplant and outside in a container or as a climber in your garden.
  • Shipped3" POT
  • Height/Habit10 - 25 feet
  • Growth RateModerate
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/8/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/8/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/8/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/8/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/8/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/8/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 4th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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