Piper methysticum (kava) 5.5 inch square pot

Common Names: Kava, awa. Perennial tropical herb related to pepper. Plants can reach 6 or 7 ft. tall. Full sun to medium shade. Rich well drained soil. The roots and underground portion of the stem base is used. Roots are harvested from 3 year old (or older) plants. Grown at low elevations through the Pacific islands. May be container grown in a greenhouse. Must be protected from cool temperatures. Rahmadel is a green stemmed clone originating in Micronesia. Hina is from Tonga and has a spotted stem. Issa is from Papua New Guinea and is very disease resistant. We are running behind on kava propagation in 2010 due to cool weather in the spring.

Piper methysticum (kava) 5.5 inch square pot
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