Kava, plant

$44.00$66.00 incl. GST

Usually Available: December to May
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Piper methysticum var; Black Hawaiian
Pot Sizes: 50mm forestry, 100mm  pot


The roots and rhizomes of Kava plant (Piper methysticum) are the basis of the Polynesian beverage, Kava Kava, a euphoric. Modern folk use of Kava roots in Europe and America is as a a remedy for anxiety, depression. insomnia and migraines. It may also help end caffeine and nicotine addition. Kava plant is native to Polynesia and prefers rich, moist, well composted soils in a shaded position. Drought and frost tender. An evergreen shrub, growing to 2m x 2m.

Please note: this is not a species for novice gardeners. Do not buy Kava unless you are a competent grower of plants. This means you can identify and treat insect pests and plant nutrient issues. No replacements, no refunds.

Kava also available as a concentrate, Kava 30