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Hoja Santa, acuo

$10.00

SKU: 145hojasanta,acuo Categories: , ,

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Description

Root Beer Plant. Used as both a culinary herb and medicinally in Mexico and Guatemala. The distinctive root beer flavored leaves are used to wrap various dishes and tamales while the leaves used as a tea are very relaxing to the nervous system. A close relative to Kava kava do not ingest long term as it does contain alkaloids which can be hard on the liver over time. Grows well as a houseplant in rich moist soil in partial shade. Large tropical-looking heart shaped leaves. Hoja will withstand temperatures into the 30’s, but prefers temperatures above 50. Tropical Perennial Hardy to zone 10.

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Weight 1.5 lbs
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Growing Tips

partial shade, rich, moist soil

Hardiness Zone

10

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