Catha edulis - Plant
Common name: Abessinischer Tee, Abyssinian Tea, Arabian Tea, Bushman s Tea
Bloom time: June to August
Height: 4.00 to 5.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
plant care may require a bit of effort, but the results are well worth the work. Not all plants are fragrant, but the most common and hardy do produce a sweet, carrying fragrance. Common is a vine and has larger glossy green leaves than Royal. Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area.
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 41°- 95°F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Plants love water—but don’t drown them.
- That is, they don’t like to sit in water, and they’ll die if the soil is too wet in winter.
- The ideal soil is rich and loose, with good drainage.
- One of the worst mistakes you can make is to not provide adequate drainage.
South of USDA Zone 9, this plant is usually grown in containers that are overwintered indoors.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems. Aphids or spider mites may occur. Watch for leaf spot and root rot.
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