Bitter Leaf

Vernonia amygdalina

Bitter Leaf Plant By Kwameghana [CC BY-SA 4.0] (Photo Credits)

A small shrub from tropical Africa that grows 2-5m. The bitter leaves are used in soups and stews.
Other Names: African Bitter Leaf

$14.90

Specifications of Bitter Leaf

Preferred Climate TropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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