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Centella asiatica : fact sheet


Species name:
Centella asiatica
Common names:
Varkoortjies, Marsh pennywort, Waternavel, Spadeleaf ,CENTELLA, GOTU KOLA
Description:
Marsh pennywort, CENTELLA, GOTU KOLA, Groundcover, Aquatic

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-East Coast Semi-arid Scrub - Year Round/Summer Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Succulent - Winter/Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Nama - Summer Rain ,RSA-High Veld Grasslands/Montane - Summer Rain ,Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 25cm
Width:
Spreading
Sun:
Full or Partial Sun
Water:
Likes dampness
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Aquatic ,Ground cover - perennial ,Ground cover - annual
Usage:
Herbs/Flavouring ,Edible Leaves ,Traditional Medicine
Fruit:
Brownish/Beige/Tan Tones ,Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones
Flower season:
Blooms irregularly
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage Particularly Attractive ,Foliage Crunched Particularly Fragrant ,Leaves/Leaflets Roundish ,Leaves Simple Toothed

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Grow Wild Indigenous Nursery

Johannesburg
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