Mother Of Herbs, plant

$7.70 incl. GST

Usually Available: November to June
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Coleus amboinicus

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Description

Mother Of Herbs plant, Coleus amboinicus, is also known as All Purpose Herb, Cuban Oregano and Fruit Salad Herb. A succulent herb with very attractive white/green leaves and lavender flowers. The aromatic leaves are a flavouring for meat, vegetables or chopped and toasted on bread and butter. A bedtime tea to induce sleep. The antiseptic leaves are also chewed to relieve a sore throat. Mother Of Herbs plant is native to Indonesia, Fiji or Cuba and prefers a moist, well drained soil in a sunny position. Drought resistant but frost tender. This succulent herb may grow to 0.6m x 0.6m.