Jiaogulan/Longevity Herb

Gynostemma pentaphyllum

Fresh leaves can be used in salad, dried leaves in tea. One of the few aerial adaptogens. Believed to promote eternal life!

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Will overwinter but must be protected from frost


Habit: Climbing vine with tendrils, so needs support or trellis

Light: Partial Shade

Soil: Well-draining rich soil

Origin: East Asia

Jiaogulan/Longevity Herb