More commonly known as Jiaogulan but what is Jiaogulan? It is a viney herb belonging to the cucumber family! Going by many names over its lifetime often being called herb of life or immortality herb, when the leaves are infused in tea they are said to promote a long, healthy life that is free of diseases! Residents of the mountainous regions of Asia have been using the herb for centuries and has been coined sweet tea vine.
Now although we can’t promise the herb of life is the botanical fountain of youth, we can tell you that the leaves of this plant make exceptional tea that is perfectly rejuvenating. With a slight licorice taste it will really be an amazing drink. This 5 leaf ginseng as a herbal infusion can aid with high blood pressure, assist with heart problems, boost the immune system and help with metabolic disorders.
Jiaogulan can be grown in almost all soil types providing it drains well. When grown in containers this immortality plant should be potted with a potting mix. This plant desires partial shade, however, it will cope in full sunlight depending on how hot the climate is. Due to the beautiful climbing nature of this 5 leaf ginseng provide a trellis for it to grow up or any other supporting structure you like. The curly tendrils will look amazing climbing up decorative obelisks.
As a hardy perennial, the fast-growing herb of life can be grown in cooler climates as an annual. Due to the aesthetic nature of these plants they also make perfect house plants so pot them into a decorative container and bring them indoors during the winter season or all year round. Jiaogulan can be grown in almost all soil types providing it drains well. When grown in containers this immortality plant should be potted with a potting mix. This plant desires partial shade however, will cope in full sunlight depending on how hot the climate is.
Due to the beautiful climbing nature of this 5 leaf ginseng provide a trellis for it to grow up or any other supporting structure you like. The curly tendrils will look amazing climbing up decorative obelisks. You should water your Jiaogulan herb plant often to keep the soil moist. If the soil dries, the plant may start to wilt. It will recover once watered.
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