Orthosiphon aristatus, Cat's Whiskers or Java Tea (0.3m)


Cats Whiskers is a small herbaceous perennial shrub, 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: It grows well in 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.

Fertilizer: 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 a plastic pot with drainage hole. 

* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.

* Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size.