This is an annual or short-lived perennial. It is a climbing plant, attaching itself to supports with its tendrils. Its glossy green leaves consist of 3-7 leaflets. Small white flowers appear in summer, followed by black globose fruit. It grows up to 80cm (32”) high a year. "Jiaogulan" is a member of the Cucurbit family and it is native to Japan and Korea. The plant sheds its leaves in the winter time.
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“Jiaogulan” is an important health plant in Chinese therapy and was rated among the ten most important tonic herbs at 1991 conference on a traditional medicines held in Beijing. It is said to improve blood circulation, stimulate liver function, strengthens the immune and nervous systems, and reduce blood sugar and cholesterol levels. It has Ginseng-like properties.
|USDA Hardiness Zone||8|
|Plant Height||80 CM|
|Planting Time||All year|
|Light Exposure||Full Sun|
|Growing Temp (°C)||16 (night), 24 (day)|
|Propagation Units||Rooted Cuttings, Unrooted Cuttings.|
|Sales Area||EU, North America – URC Only.|
|Quantity Per Bag||100|
|Recommended Pot Sizes (for retailers)||Weeks||Product Status|
Artemisia Dracunculus 'French Tarragon'
- Strong anise flavor, great with fish
Chamaemelum Nobile 'Flore Pleno'
- Highly aromatic ground cover
Chamaemelum Nobile 'Treneague'
- Evergreen perennial with a delicate apple scent.
- Lemon grass, great for oriental cuisine
Helichrysum Angustifolia 'Tall Curry'
- Long silver leaves with curry scent
Helichrysum italicum 'Dwarf'
- Compact plant, small silver leaves
Hesperozygis x Stureja 'Midnight Mojito'
- Excellent for container planting, massive flowering for a long time. Fragrant
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