Jiaogulan herb plant
Starter plant also known as a plug plant.

Jiaogulan Gynostemma pentaphyllum herb plug plants

  • Used as a herbal tea in China and Vietnam
  • Also known as the “immortality herb” due to it’s supposed effects on longevity
  • Leaves grow in attractive groups of five

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Pot and plant size guide


When you are shopping on line it can be hard to know what size the plants are and what you are getting. This size guide is to help you know what you are getting.


Starter/Plug Plants
Starter plants (often known as plug plants) are cost effective way of buying plants. All of our plants are grwon in a 4.5cm by 5cm plug. This is bigger than most nurseries but we prefer to have a more established plant. The plants are well rooted and ready to be planted up either into a pot or (if the time of year is right) straight into the garden.
6cm Potted Plants
This is the perfect size for chilli and pepper plants in the early part of the year. In the early months of their life chillies can be a bit delicate. That is why we prefer to send them to you in a small pot. It reduces stress on the plant and helps keep the roots both protected and a little warmer.
9cm Potted Plants
9cm pots are the one of the most cost effective ways of buying plants. All of our 9cm plants have been growing for a long enough period of time to make sure you get a well rooted established plant. This size is perfect for planting out (when the weather permist) and means you get a established garden quicker.
1 litre Jumbo Potted Plants
These are big pots. Around 13cm in diameter and around the same depth. This takes a lot of the growing time away from you giving you are far bigger plant. This pot size is often ready from mid to late April onwards.
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Frequently bought together

Jiaogulan herb plant
£3.45

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Mixed herb plants
£8.99

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Jiaogulan Gynostemma pentaphyllum herb plug plants + 6 Mixed herb plants
£12.44

Plant Description

Jiaogulan herb plug plants

This far eastern herb is known in southern China and northern Vietnam as the "immortality herb" due to it's supposed effects on longevity.
It's best known as a herbal medicine and in China the leaves are used to make a herbal tea which is known to have antioxidant and positive effects on cholesterol.
The plant itself belongs to the same family Cucurbitaaceae which includes cucumbers, gourds and melons. It is a climbing vine which produces a small inedible, purple gourd. The leaves commonly grow in groups of five, hence the name.
As with all medicinal herbs please consult your doctor before use.


Some info about this plant and some of the conditions it's happy to grow in.


Plant/pot size: Starter plants

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Glasshouse / Conservatory

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Well drained

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