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Immortality Herb

An Herb for Long Life!
  • SKU: 04490
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  • For each offer ordered, get 1 potted plant
  • Herb plants are not available in CA OR WA
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Immortality Herb

Referred to as the 'anti-aging' or 'cure-all' herb, this immune-boosting plant is enjoyed as tea in the villages of southern China and northern Vietnam where inhabitants are rumored to have unusual longevity. Suitable for growing indoors or out, vines will reach up to 25 ft. long and can be grown in a hanging basket or trained up a trellis for dramatic effect. Perennial in zones 8-10, grow as an annual or houseplant elsewhere.
Product Details
  • FormA climbing vine, attaching itself to supports using tendrils.
  • LightFull sun to partial shade.
  • HeightVines can grow up to 25 feet long.
  • Zones8 - 10. In colder zones it must be brought indoors for the Winter.
  • FoliageSerrated leaves commonly grow in groups of five.
  • BloomsJuly - August.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, moist, humus enriched soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • CommentsAlso 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! Grow 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 feet long. Suitable for indoors and outdoors.
  • Botanical NameJiaogulan (jow-goo-lawn); Gynostemma pentaphyllum; Family: Cucurbitaceae
  • DepthPlant at the same depth as it is in the pot.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 6/3/19

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