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ARTHRITIS HERB (PENNYWORT)

Centella asiatica

Arthritis Herb (Pennywort) is a perennial ground cover with kidney-shaped leaves and small flowers appearing during summer. Best grown in pots to contain spread.

  • Growing Tip: Plant in rich, moist soil. Drought and frost tender.
  • Position: Full sun, Part shade
  • Height / Spacing: 15-20cm, prostrate
  • Lifespan: Perennial
  • Use: Reputed to temporarily ease arthritic conditions when two leaves are eaten each day. Use raw in salads or to flavour curries.
  • Range: 100mm Herb pots




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