Henna (Lawsonia inermis), potted tree, organic

$15.00 $9.00

Family:  Loosestrife (Lythraceae)

Zones 10 to 12, otherwise grown as a potted tree and protected from frost.

(Mhina, Mehndi, Mignonette Tree, Egyptian Privet, ) (Lawsonia inermis syn. Lawsonia alba)  Tropical evergreen perennial tree to 30 feet, with rigid stems and leaves opposite, oval shaped, about an inch long.  It is the leaves that yield the dye known as henna, mixed with various mordants to produce the diffierent colors for the hair.  The leaves may be ground and mixed with water or other solvents to make a non-permanent tattoo for body or traditionally, for the palms of the hands and soles of the feet.    Tree prefers full sun to part shade and dryish soils.  Space trees 15 feet apart.

Potted tree, certified organically grown

Plants start shipping September 10th up until Nov 26. Order early to assure availability. If you have a preferred ship date, please leave a note in the “order comments” field at checkout.

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