Centella Asiatica

jdbheartseaseNovember 16, 2009

I got a Centella Asisatica at the High Point Swap and was just wandering if this plant is winter hardy? It's a tasty little plant. Does anyone use it for medicinal properties?

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torajima

I haven't grown it, but I believe it's hardy zones 7-11.

    Bookmark   December 1, 2009 at 9:29AM
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jdbheartsease

torajima - Thank you for your response. I have it planted in a larger pot sitting next to the house. Has very neat foilage and tasty leaves. jdbheartease

    Bookmark   December 3, 2009 at 12:04PM
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Phylla

My experience with centella/Gotu Kola in zone 7 is that it DOES NOT overwinter. Hope you see this before the upcoming cold of this weekend. It is pretty amenable to living indoors for the winter, so take it in. It's a shallow rooted plant, so doesn't need a deep pot.

    Bookmark   December 9, 2009 at 9:13PM
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jdbheartsease

If it's still living - I'll bring it in. Thanks for the info.

    Bookmark   December 16, 2009 at 1:10PM
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Zen6968

Hi I am from Burma. We use a lot of Gotu kola in every meal. We eat just as is or we make salad.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2014 at 3:57AM
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