Growing Guide: Star Anise

Plant Type
Perennial Fruit and Spice Tree, Large Shrub  

Harvest Season
Summer - Fall

Mature Size
Up to 15 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture
Rich, well-drained soil

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Very Fast

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 8-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation