Growing Guide: Jamaican Dandelion

Common Names: 

Café Batard, Coffee Sena, Fedogoso, Herbe Puante, Jamaican Dandelion, Kasundi, Negro Coffee, Piss-a-Bed Plant, Stinking Weed, Wild Coffee

Native to:

Tropical Americas

Traditional Uses:
Folk Medicine, Ayurveda, Culinary

Plant Type:

Tropical to Subtropical Biennial Flowering Plant

Annual in cooler regions

Harvest Season:

Year long

Mature Size:

5 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture:

Rich, well-draining soil.

Light Requirements:

Full Sun



Growth Rate: 


Zone Hardiness: 

Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Our Jamaican Dandelion Plants are grown from seed