1 plant of rare Jiaogulan, green tea, Gynostemma pentaphyllum starter plant 3-5 inches
Shipping in container, with soil.
Jiao gu lan (gynostemma pentaphyllum)
Attention! During the winter (November to April) plant will be DORMANT, meaning there will be no above ground part of the plant, no leaves , no stem, Only roots/rhizomes in the soil.
Once you receive container with soil and roots - plant the roots directly in open ground, New shoots will start to grow in spring in correct for the plant time.
This herb native to the mountainous areas of southern China, Japan and South East Asia and is receiving a lot of recognition for its use as an anti-aging tonic and adaptogen. The tasty tea made from the stems and leaves of this herbaceous perennial vine have 4 times more ginseng-like saponins than either American or Asian Ginseng. It has been used in Chinese Medicine to delay the aging process and increase energy. Research in Japan shows that the herb has a powerful effect on numerous body systems. It has been used in Chinese medicine to maintain healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels, enhance circulation, increase energy without being over-stimulating, improve focus and memory, support a strong immune system and can increase stamina and endurance for athletes. This vigorous perennial vine is hardy to 10 degrees and can climb 20 to 30 feet in a season. Jiao gu lan prefers a moist partly shaded location and responds well to a fertile garden soil.
You are buying a healthy plant similar to the one pictured.
Please check your State local laws for plants entry. Due to U.S.D.A. regulations, some plants I have for sale cannot be shipped to TX, FL, AZ, CA. We will not be responsible for confiscated items while being shipped.
Quick shipping methods will keep your plants in the best shape for its trip across the country.
It is recommended to plant it to the bigger container or in the open ground same day when you receive it. Cut open plastic container with sharp utility knife the way so roots are not disturbed. Place the whole root ball in dug hole. Mulch is a plus.
PayPal payment must be received within 3 days after the auction ends, then I ship the item. Feel free to ask me any questions about this item. I am always glad to help you.
Shipping First Class mail USA, International. Ask for combined shipping for several plants if you interested. I will do my best.
International shipping soil less upon request, in vermiculite or wet sphagnum moss bare root. Well packed for long travel. Check your local laws for enter plants. Not responsible for confiscated items. Can not send to CA. But if you want we can ship it to your relatives in other states (provide the address by mail after the purchase)
I do provide tracking number with every purchase within USA.
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Shipping items right after received payment within 3-5 days.
Plants will be packed securely in the box, preventing it from shifting inside the box, with adequate moisture in the soil or around the roots in case of bare rooted plants during the dormancy.
We guarantee plants and/or plant material will arrive alive and safe. If there is a damage to the plant during the shipping please contact us very same day of delivery with the pictures showing the damage so we can see it. We will do everything possible to correct it.