Plant Care: How to Grow Yerba Mate

Plant Type
Tropical Evergreen Shrub, Small Tree

Harvest Season
Year-Round (Once Established)

Mature Size
15-50 ft.

Soil & Moisture
Moist, rich, fertile, well-drained soil 

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile
Yes


Growth Rate
Medium

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

Propagation