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Chameleon plant (Houttuynia cordata) potted plant, organic

$8.50$75.00

Family:  Lizard Tail (Saururaceae)

Hardy to Zones 5 to 12

(Yu-Xing-Cao) Creeping herbaceous perennial native to China.  Traditional use (TWM, TCM): Stomach ailments, infections.  Our’s is the species plant–not a select cultivar or hybrid–it has the standard lemony taste to the leaves, and standard fish-soup taste to the crunchy rhizomes.  Stolons and leaves used as an aromatic and tasty condiment. This plant is very easily grown and will diversify any cuisine.  We recommend to market growers, connoisseurs, restaurant owners and inventive householders. Easily grown in containers, will spread in open fertile beds.

Potted plant, Certified organically grown

 

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    Diane Eger

    Is this the Houttuynia that is reccommended by Buhner in his Herbal Antiviral book?

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      Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      yes, it is the standard form which came originally from Yunnan in China–it is not one of the horticultural selections that are suspect.

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    • Lynda

      What do you think the chances are of it thriving on the North Coast of Oregon?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Lynda, yEs, this is an easy grow and you are within the zone range for the plant. richo

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