Orthosiphon aristatus, Cat's Whiskers, Java Tea in white ceramic pot


Cats Whiskers is a small herbaceous perennial shrub about 1-2 meters high. It is cultivated for Java Tea on the islands of Sumatra and Java. Only the leaves are edible and are widely used for herbal teas (Java Tea) in south-east Asia. Other plant parts are toxic!

Sunlight: Prefers Full Sun

Water: 3 times a week. It prefers well-drained soil high in organic content that can hold moisture, neutral to slightly alkaline pH.

Fertiliser: Recommends slow-release nitricote or organic Aquis lactobacilius

Plant Size: Approx. 30cm (vary in sizes)

Root Ball/ Pot Size: 20-22cm pot with drainage hole.

Pot: Plant sold in white ceramic pot or plastic pot with drainage hole.  

* Product photo is for reference only. If matching pot is unavailable, we will provide an appropriate replacement in terms of design and value.