Massularia acuminata- 5.5 inch Square pot

Family: Rubiaceae. Stems are made into a tea which is used as an aphrodisiac for men.  Large shrub to small tree native to equatorial west Africa.  Young plants need shade and lots of water; plants will wilt and may burn or die if placed in a hot sunny location. Large deep green leaves with a short petiole. Some reddish new growth. Appears to be fairly easy to grow in warm humid areas with some shade.  We do not know how much cool weather this plant can tolerate. To be safe maintain above 55F.  Plants are grown and shipped in 5.5 inch square pots (pot volume 2.6 liters) and are approximately 14 to 18 months old.  Outdoors in Zone 11 and higher.

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