Plant Care: How to Grow Katuk

Plant Type
Perennial Shrub, Herb

Harvest Season
Year-Round, Prune Often

Mature Size
6-7 ft.

Soil & Moisture
Likes moist, well-drained soil. 

Light Requirements
Full Shade, Part Shade

Self-Fertile

Growth Rate


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

For growers in northern zones, Katuk can be grown as an annual or easily overwintered indoors in pots. 

Propagation