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Macropiper latifolium (False Kava) Plant

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Description

A small shrub native to the Pacific Islands, the roots have a similar numbing action to true kava and hence may contain kavalactones.

An evergreen shrub that grows to a height of 2m with a spread of 2m. The stem is erect and branching with heart shaped, glossy green and acuminate leaves. The flowers are whitish, occurring in short, axillary spikes and the fruit are small drupes.

Common Name.
Kavakava-├Ątua; Kava Kava Atua; Kavakava Tu.

Ideal Growing Conditions.
It prefers rich, moist, well-composted soils in a protected, partially shaded position. It is drought and frost tender.

Specifications.
50mm Pot Size
Cutting Grown Plant

We cannot send plants to Western Australia & Tasmania due to restrictions.

We strongly recommended to select Express Post shipping for all plant orders to minimise the transit time.

Additional information

Weight 0.170 kg
Dimensions 15 × 6 × 6 cm

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Description

A small shrub native to the Pacific Islands, the roots have a similar numbing action to true kava and hence may contain kavalactones.

An evergreen shrub that grows to a height of 2m with a spread of 2m. The stem is erect and branching with heart shaped, glossy green and acuminate leaves. The flowers are whitish, occurring in short, axillary spikes and the fruit are small drupes.

Common Name.
Kavakava-├Ątua; Kava Kava Atua; Kavakava Tu.

Ideal Growing Conditions.
It prefers rich, moist, well-composted soils in a protected, partially shaded position. It is drought and frost tender.

Specifications.
50mm Pot Size
Cutting Grown Plant

We cannot send plants to Western Australia & Tasmania due to restrictions.

We strongly recommended to select Express Post shipping for all plant orders to minimise the transit time.

Reviews

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