Vap Ca, plant

$7.70 incl. GST

21 in stock

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Usually Available: September to June
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Houttuynia cordata

Description

Vap Ca plant, Houttuynia cordata, is also known as Chameleon plant, Lizards Tail, Fish Mint, Houttuynia and Giap Ca (Vietnamese). An Asian herb with a fish-like aroma. The young shoots and leaves are used as a salad item or steamed vegetable in Asian cooking. Leaves used as flavouring in Vietnamese cuisine. The whole plant used in China as a remedy for respiratory problems and urinary tract problems. Revered in Japan as tonic tea. Vap Ca plant is native to eastern Asia and prefers moist, well drained soils in a protected, shady position. Small white and yellow flowers. Frost resistant but drought tender. A perennial ground cover growing to 0.4m x 1m.

Additional information

Weight 1000 kg

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