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He-shou-wu (Polygonum multiflorum) potted plant, organic

(3 customer reviews)


Family: Buckwheat (Polygonaceae)

Hardy to zone 7 to 12

(Ho-shou-wu, He shou wu) (Fo-ti is a misnomer)  Vining herbaceous perennial from China. The plant is almost unstoppable and is a good choice for summer shade, for living houses, shade porches, fences, etc. Plant prefers full sun and rich, well-drained soil.  Traditional usage:  In TCM, the processed, brown-orange underground tubers used to nourish the jing–it is considered to be a sexual tonic.  Space plants 4 to 5 feet apart.

Potted Vine, Certified Organically Grown



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  1. One person found this helpful

    Daniel (verified owner)

    I bought one of the small He Shou Wu plants and it arrived very well packaged. When I planted it in a pot it took right off, very vigorous growth. Thank you.

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