Vicks Plant (Plectranthus tomentosa)
Vicks Plant (Plectranthus tomentosa)

Vicks Plant (Plectranthus tomentosa)

Regular price $11.95
10 in stock

Live Vicks Plant
Ships in 100% Biodegradable 4" Coconut Fiber Planter

The Vicks plant, is a rare succulent perennial herb cascading herb, perfect for hanging baskets!  It is named for it's relaxing methanol fragrance synonymous with the vapor rub. Vicks' bright green velvety foliage has a minty, menthol aroma, and when when crushed can be inhaled (or steamed) to clear congestion.

Purple blooms are loved by butterflies and bees, but does a great job of warding of mosquitoes. Vicks plant grows as wide as it does tall and makes an excellent most interesting shrub.  It's an amazing addition to your medicinal garden. 

Order Processing & Shipping Schedule
Orders are processed and shipped at the beginning of each week via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail.  Average order processing time before shipment ranges from 1-14 days.

Tracking information
A confirmation email with tracking information will be sent immediately upon shipment. You can track the progress of your order online anytime by logging in to your account. Delivery confirmation will be emailed when your plants have reached their destination, so you never miss a beat!

Shipping Cost
Shipping will be calculated at checkout and varies based on order weight and your distance from the nursery.  Shipping is combined for multiple plants. The more you grow, the more you save!

Can I pick up my order at the nursery?
Yes, just select Store Pickup at checkout and schedule your pickup date/time. A member of our team will reach out if the time you have chosen needs to be rescheduled.  There are no same day pickups. 

For more frequently asked questions visit our FAQ's page.

Weather Holds
Orders placed in colder climate zones during the winter months will automatically be placed on hold until Spring or when temperatures in your area are above freezing on the expected date of delivery.  

Heat Packs
Heat packs can be purchased separately to avoid cold weather delays.
If you live in a colder climate and do not want to wait until Spring to get your new plants, we recommend adding a heat pack to your order. Your plants will ship as scheduled and arrive safely, with no risk of freezing on the way to your front door.

Plant Care

Plant Type: Perennial Herb, Succulent

Flowering & Harvest Season: Blooms in the summer, harvest year-round

Mature Size: 1 to 4 ft

Soil & Moisture: Light, well-draining soil is crucial.  Water thoroughly until moisture comes out the bottom of the pot.  Do not water again until the soil has a chance to dry out in between watering. 

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun

Zones

Climate Zones: USDA plant hardiness Zones 9-11. Can be grown as an annual.

Patio Planting Zones: 4+

All of our tropical fruiting plants can be grown in small or large containers in northern zones or planted outside in warmer climates.