NASHIA INAGUENSIS – Moujean Tea – Bahama Berry

$12.00

This is a tropical shrub with small shiny lemony fragrant leaves that are used to add a vanilla flavor to teas. The tiny white flowers magnify the scent of the plant and the blooms also attract butterflies. This plant can be trained as a Bonsai tree.

Ships in 4″ pot.

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Description

Nashia inaguensis is a beautiful small shrub with small shiny lemony fragrant leaves that are used to add a vanilla flavor to teas. This plant gets tiny cream colored flowers followed by tiny red/orange berries. The flowers are tiny, but they magnify the scent of the plant and the scent is fantastic. The flowers/leaves are highly attractive to pollinators, especially the Atala butterfly according to Wikipedia. This is a great plant for small gardens in tropical climates. It is also perfect for bonsai because of its miniature features.

FAMILY : Verbenaceae
ORIGIN : Bahamas
MATURE SIZE : 5′ – 6′ or kept smaller for bonsai
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : full sun to partial sun
WATER REQUIREMENTS : keep moist
MIN. TEMP. : low 40’s
FLOWER : cream; on and off through out year, heavy in fall
COMMENTS : leaves used in herbal tea

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Weight 0.5 lbs