Sauropus androgynus | Sweet Leaf | Sweetleaf Bush | Katuk | 20_Seeds

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These seeds were collected from Sauropus androgynus, also known as Sweet Leaf, Sweetleaf Bush, and Katuk. This tropical perennial tree likes to live in full sun where it can grow up to 10 feet high. It has beautiful red and yellow blossoms. The flowers, leaves, and fruits are all edible. The leaves from this tree are eaten as a vegetable or raw in salads, and are very popular in south east Asia. The leaves are also used to make tea. Young shoots are collected and eaten like asparagus. It is also eaten extensively in Malaysia, Vietnam, and Indonesia. A green food coloring can be made from the leaves. USDA Hardiness Zones 9 to 11.

Sauropus androgynus seeds are renowned for their vibrant blooms and robust hardiness. These seeds are a must-have for gardening enthusiasts looking to cultivate a resilient and versatile addition to their landscape.

USDA Hardiness Zones: Sauropus androgynus thrives in zones 9-11, making it well-suited for a wide range of climates.

But there is more to these seeds than meets the eye. Once matured, the Sauropus androgynus plant produces tender, edible leaves that are not only a culinary delight but also a source for crafting delightful teas and invigorating coffees.

As an added bonus, the fragrance of this plant is truly captivating, filling your garden with a delightful aroma that invites you to linger and savor the moment.

Butterflies and moths find Sauropus androgynus irresistible, choosing it as a reliable larval host. Witness the enchanting transformation of these winged creatures as they make your garden their home.

But the appeal does not end there. Bees, butterflies, ladybugs, hummingbirds, and moths are drawn to this remarkable plant as a source of nourishment and a habitat for their young.

Moreover, Sauropus androgynus boasts a natural resistance to deer, ensuring your gardens beauty remains undisturbed.

So, whether you are a seasoned gardener or a novice, Sauropus androgynus seeds offer a versatile, fragrant, and wildlife-friendly addition to your outdoor sanctuary. Cultivate not only a thriving garden but also a deeper connection to the wonders of the natural world with these extraordinary seeds.