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Piper betel plant "Paan Leaf" - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER - Product Image
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Piper betel plant "Paan Leaf" - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

Related to black pepper, the paan leaf along with betel nut (Areca catechu) is chewed in Southeast Asia. A slow grower in containers, but will grow rampantly in tropical regions and is often planted at the base of trees which it uses for support. The Paan or betel leaf is also used in religious rituals by Hindus. Plants are 4-5" tall. 

Place your pre-order for Paan leaf now.  We will ship them by late September 2020. 

 

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA.

We do not endorse the chewing of Betel nuts.


SKU: 1530
Price: $14.95 
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Curry Leaf Plant - AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER. - Product Image
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Curry Leaf Plant - AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER.

Murraya koenigii 

The aromatic leaves of this plant are used to flavor many Indian dishes much like bay leaves, especially in curries with fish or coconut milk. The original Indian word "Kari" refers to the sauce of these piquant dishes, hence the name curry leaf. Curry leaves are extensively used in Southern India and Sri Lanka, but are also of some importance in Northern India. Together with South Indian immigrants, curry leaves reached Malaysia, South Africa and Réunion island. An easy to raise plant, that needs full sun, grows to 1-3 feet in containers, minimum temperature 55°, blooms in summer. Use a soil mix consisting of 1 part peat moss to 2 parts loam to 1 part sand or perlite. The soil should be allowed to thoroughly dry between waterings.  The plant should be moved indoors during the winter months except in Southern Florida. Water sparingly during the winter months and do not fertilize during these months. Regular variety is faster growing with matte leaves, while the glossy leaved variety have shiny leaves, much slower growing, more fragrant.

  

ORDER NOW AND WE WILL SHIP THE PLANTS IN EARLY OCTOBER!

 

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA. 


SKU: 1500
Price: $13.95 
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Arbi plants- Colocasia esculenta

Also known as Elephants ears, taro, Dasheen(Caribbean), Chembu (Malayalam), kalo (Hawaii). The bulb is consumed by many of the world's peoples. It can be eaten as a starchy vegetable, and the leaves (referred to as Patra in Gujarat) are also eaten as a green vegetable. In some parts of the Caribbean the leaves are referred to as Calalloo, while in other parts it is the leaf of the Amaranthus that bears this name. The Hawaiians make poi with the roots and even feel this plant was the original ancestor of the Hawaiian people. Deep Purplish leaves.

 

 

How supplied: Plant growing in 2.5" pot.


SKU: 1570P
Price: $5.95 
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Piper sarmentosum (Wild Pepper) - NEW FOR 2021!

The leaves of Piper sarmentosum are eaten in Southeast Asia and Northeastern India. It has a nice peppery flavor, it is delicious chopped up into salads. The leaves can also be added to curries, or blanched and used as an herb. Larger leaves can be lightly steamed and then used as wraps for vegetables

It resembles Piper Betel (Paan) but doesn't have the intense flavor of Paan.

For medicinal use, the whole plant is anodyne, antiinflammatory, expectorant, and is said to have anti-cancer properties. It is used to cure skin diseases, rheumatism, headache, diarrhoea and toothache.

 


SKU: 1535
Price: $11.00 
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Sweet Bay (Bay leaf plant)

(Laurus nobilis) Best known as a seasoning, sweet bay or bay laurel is an evergreen shrub or tree that is native of the Mediterranean area. The dark green leaves are very fragrant, especially when dried. Dried leaves are broken or crumbled into cooking foods and allowed to permeate the dish. The leaves don’t soften much in cooking and are removed before eating. It is a slow growing shrub and can easily be grown in a container. We currenly have beautiful 10-12 inch plants. 

 

 

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement.  Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA. 


SKU: 1710
Price: $18.95 
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Fine Leaf thyme plant

Thymus vulgaris:  a relative of Spanish thyme, this thyme variety is popular in Guyana.  It is used to flavor many Caribbean dishes.
SKU: 1565
Price: $8.50 
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Turmeric plant in pot

The turmetic plant is ready to be planted into a larger pot or into the garden. They will multiply underground and form more rhizhomes.  When the leaves dry and die the rhizomes can be harvested, dried and powdered into turmeric powder or used like ginger root peeled, and cut into match sticks, cubes or coins and added to food or smoothies.

Turmeric has many medicinal uses and is being sold as an herbal supplement. The following are some of the known benefits:

Turmeric is a natural painkiller and Cox-2 inhibitor. May aid in fat metabolism and help in weight management. Has long been used in Chinese medicine as a treatment for depression. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric is a natural treatment for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.


SKU: 1695
Price: $7.95 
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Krishna or Shyam Tulsi Plant  - Product Image
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Krishna or Shyam Tulsi Plant

A red variation of Ocimum sanctum. Red Holy Basil or Shyam Tulsi is a symbolic plant in the Hindu religious tradition and is worshipped in the morning and evening by devotees. In India a Tulsi plant is a must in every courtyard. Besides , it is used in Ayurvedic medicine and is known to have many medicinal benefits. We cannot ship plants outside the U.S.

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA.


SKU: 1550
Price: $4.00 
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