Piper methysticum (kava) 5.5 inch square pot

There is usually a bit of a wait on kava plants; typically 2 to 6 months to ship.  Common Names: Kava, awa. Perennial tropical herb related to pepper. Roots are extracted in cold water for a soothing drink. Used in stead of alcohol throughout the Pacific. Anti-depressant and anti-anxiety properties.  Plants can reach 6 to 8 ft. tall. Older stems become somewhat woody. Full sun to medium shade; full sun is tolerated in very humid conditions. In areas with low humidity, full sun may burn kava.  Rich well drained soil. The roots and underground portion of the stem base is used. Roots are harvested from 3 year old (or older) plants. Grown at low elevations through the Pacific islands. May be container grown in a greenhouse. Must be protected from cool temperatures. We are primarliy propagating Isa which is a cultivar from Papua New Guinea and is very disease resistant; 90% or more of my production is Isa.   We rarely may have a few Mo'i, Honokane Iki, Opihikao and Rahmadel.   

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Piper methysticum (kava) 5.5 inch square pot
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  • Item #: 1386
Price $24.50
2 or more $23.00 each
4 or more $22.00 each
6 or more $20.00 each
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