Hoan Ngoc, Xuan-Hoa (Pseuderanthemum palatiferum)
Hoan Ngoc, Xuan-Hoa (Pseuderanthemum palatiferum)

Hoan Ngoc, Xuan-Hoa (Pseuderanthemum palatiferum)

Regular price $15.95
5 in stock

Hoan Ngoc (pronounced (Juan-nahk) originates from Vietnam. It thrives in heat and partial sun exposure. It is easy to grow in containers as long as you keep the soil damp and often feed it fertilizer for best results. This beautiful herb grows upright and branches to a small bush. It will grow to 4-5' in containers and make beautiful houseplants. It does yellow some during the Florida winters, so if you're keeping it potted, move indoors when the temperature drops below 50 degrees. Hoan Ngoc loves to be watered! You can water as much as 2x per day to keep the soil moist but not soggy.

The leaves of this medicinal herb have been used in in traditional Thai and Vietnamese remedies to treat various ailments related to digestive diseases. It is said to contain anti-microbial and anti-cancer properties and may help alleviate stomach inflammation, skin disease, lymph cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, migraines, liver inflammation, uterine pain, kidney inflammation and to provide general nourishment to bodies. Used in Thai cuisine in salads, soups, and stir fries. Good in USDA Hardiness Zones 10 and up. Partial sun, mostly shaded area. Does not tolerate frost. It must be indoor or greenhouse in cold climates.

Important Shipping Information

We ship nationwide year-round to the United States and Canada with 100% plastic-free compostable shipping materials.  Plants ship ready-to-plant in 4" coconut coir pots or 1-3 gal burlap grow bags.

Shipping & Handing Cost
Shipping will be calculated at checkout and varies based on your order weight and your distance from the nursery. Shipping is combined for multiple plants. The more you grow, the more you save!  Live locally and want to save on shipping?  See our Local Pickup option below.

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

Shipping Confirmation & Delivery Confirmation 
We will automatically send you a Shipping Confirmation Email with tracking information when your order's shipping label or labels are created and your order is processed.  We will also automatically send you a Delivery Confirmation Email the moment your order is delivered so you know exactly when to go out and collect it!

Tracking Your Order
You can track the progress of your order online and sign up for step-by-step tracking alters via your Order Status Page, USPS Tracking Page, or the Arrive App.

A link to your Order Status page is automatically sent to you in your Order Confirmation email.  You can also track your order via the USPS tracking page (a link to that is sent in your shipping confirmation email).  Another way to track your order status is with the Arrive App, which can be downloaded on your Order Status Page. 

Heat Packs & Cold Weather Holds

Heat Packs
Heat Packs can be purchased separately and are necessary for orders shipping to cold climates under 32 degrees. Visit our Heat Packs page to learn more and purchase your heat pack. 

Weather Holds
If you prefer not to ship your order with a Heat Pack and would like to request a custom winter weather hold until your preferred arrival date, please email shipping@sowexotic.com.  

Local Pickup at the Nursery

Online orders can also be picked up at the Sow Exotic Nursery in Winter Haven, Florida. To place an order for Local Pickup, enter LOCALPICKUP into the discount section at checkout. Visit our Local Pickup page to learn more.

Shipping to Hawaii & Puerto Rico

Plants ship bare root to Hawaii & Puerto Rico. Due to USDA restrictions, here's the list of plants that don't make the cut. Plants that DO NOT ship to Puerto Rico: Coffee, Palm, and Banana plants.  Plants that DO NOT ship to Hawaii:
Pineapple, Palm, Papaya, Coffee, Banana, and Passion Fruit plants.

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Plant Care

Plant Type: Perennial Herb/Shrub

Harvest Season: Year-round

Mature Size: 4-5 ft. Leaves can grow up to 10" each

Soil & Moisture: Rich, moist, well-draining soil. Hoan Ngoc loves to be watered! Keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. Likes nutrient-rich soil - fertilize often.

Exposure: Light Shade, Part Shade