Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum)

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Gynostemma pentaphyllum
A climbing vine native to China and south east Asia. Plants are dioecious, meaning they are either male or female and one of each will be required for seed set. Grow as an annual and harvest in the summer. The name Jiaogulan is Chinese for twisting vine o... Read More
Other Names: Sweet Tea Vine Southern Ginseng

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Specifications of Jiaogulan

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 3 Plants (Male and Female)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

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)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

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Jiaogulan Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 7y ago


An amazing adoptogen on a par with Gensing.

Simon Mackenzie
8y ago

Cordeaux Heights, NSW, Australia


Early days yet. This plant is a gross feeder. I'm using sheep manure and due to the lateness of the my order, (Autumn) seeing a lot of leaf die back with strong rhizome growth but slow replacement leaf growth. Expecting good leaf growth in spring.

10y ago

Wilston, QLD, Australia


Prefers living under part shade, no direct sunlight. Responds well to seasol , do not let it dry out. Expands in all directions.

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