Java tea plant - Eden-grown
Java tea plant - Eden-grown
Java tea plant - Eden-grown
Java tea plant - Eden-grown
Java tea plant - Eden-grown
Java tea plant - Eden-grown
Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars
8 Reviews

Eden Project

Java tea plant - Eden-grown

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This attractive, medicinal herb has been traditionally used in Southeast Asia and Europe as a remedy for various ailments. Scientists have studied its pharmacological properties, providing scientific basis to its traditional uses as well as demonstrating its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties amongst many more health benefits. Orthosiphon aristatus is also sometimes called cat’s whiskers, due to its flowers having long protruding stamens.

Product Details

Product Details

Very limited availability.

Approximate size:

35cm tall.
Comes in a 13cm pot 
Grown at Eden Project with peat-free compost and using regenerative practices.

Product care details

  • Can be grown as a house plant in temperate climates.
  • Requires a bright but not direct sunlight position.
  • Water once a week, from spring to autumn, allowing the compost to dry out slightly prior to watering again.
  • Feed every 2 weeks, from spring to autumn, with a balanced liquid feed.
  • Throughout the winter months, reduce the watering slightly.
  • Every 2-3 years, repot in spring.

Happy growing!

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All our plants are grown in peat-free compost and cultivated using regenerative practices. The plants are all watered with rainwater, harvested off the roof the nursery. Most of our seeds are collected from our biomes and outdoor gardens.

Product Details

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In 2023 we opened our new state-of-the-art plant nursery. We call it: Growing Point, and it’s a demonstrator of regenerative sustainability and circular systems in both its construction and operation.

Built from light, recyclable materials, it harvests rainwater from the sky and heat from the earth. Growing Point will enable us to produce all the plants for our Biomes and Gardens, retail outlets and for local supply, as well as food for the thousands of visitors that the Eden Project welcomes every year.

Grown sustainably at Eden Project's nursery

Delivery & Returns

Delivery & Returns

Standard delivery

Every product page specifies if an item is dispatched directly by Eden Project or our selected brands.

For items dispatched directly by Eden Project UK standard delivery on all products is £4.75* and free delivery for orders over £50.

Many items dispatched directly by our brands qualify for free delivery*. 

The exact shipping rates will be calculated on checkout based on your selected products and delivery address.

*UK Mainland, some exceptions may occur. 

Packed seeds, not boxed (UK-only): £2.75

Unfortunately for a small number of postcodes in remote areas of mainland UK we cannot guarantee free delivery. As a charity we set our postage charges according to our courier and have to pass on any additional charges. If you are unsure if your postcode falls into one of these areas please phone our customer services: 01726 818891.

Affected postcodes & delivery charges are as follows:

  • PO30 - PO41 (Isle of Wight) = £16.95
  • AB31 - AB56, IV1 - IV9, HS - HS9, KA27 - KA28, KW1 - KW17, PA20 - PA78, PH1 - PH50, ZE - ZE3 = £17.95
  • BT - BT94, IM - IM9, TR21 - TR25 = £26.95
  • GY - GY9, JE - JE5 = £47.95

We can only send seeds and very large products to delivery addresses in mainland UK.

For deliveries outside of the UK please call our customer services team on 01726 818891.

Delivery times

Most products are dispatched within 1-3 working days of receiving the order. We'll let you know by email when your order has been dispatched.

After dispatching, your order will normally reach you within 1-3 working days. It may take a little longer in busy periods.

Why we dispatch some products directly from our suppliers

To reduce the products' carbon footprint and to offer you a wider selection of products, we have a number of brands/suppliers dispatching directly to you from their warehouses. 

Please see the "Delivery & Returns" tab on each product where we specify if a product is sent directly by Eden Project or from a supplier. 

    If you receive goods that do not match those that you ordered, please notify us within 14 days of receipt to return them. For all enquiries please call 01726 818891 or e-mail us:

    To be eligible for a return, items must be in its original packaging, in the same condition that you received your order, unworn or unused, with tags. This does not apply to faulty items.

    Items that were delivered directly from our suppliers will be returned to them. Once they receive the item(s) and verify their condition Eden Project will process a refund.

    Stock availability

    If for unforeseen reasons an item in your order is unavailable, we will contact you using the details you have given us to arrange an alternative product of similar quality or price. Naturally, if you choose to cancel the order, we will give you a full refund for the unavailable item.

    Packing of products

    We use recycled packaging where we can, and also re-use surplus boxes from here on site whenever possible. We always take care to ensure that the packages we send reach you in perfect condition and are a delight to open!

    How to return an item

    You can return an item within 14 days of receipt. As some of our products are dispatched directly by our brands, please contact us before returning any item(s) so we can provide you with the exact address on where to send them back.

    Unless an item is faulty, you're responsible for the postage charges to return the item.

    To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. 

    If there were any shipping charges at the time of placing an order they will not be refunded unless the item is faulty.

    Made to order or personalised products are not refundable.

    Free UK standard delivery on all orders* over £50 for products dispatched directly by Eden Project (*Some exceptions apply). This product is dispatched by Eden Project within 1-3 working days with next day delivery as the standard delivery service, we aim to send all orders as soon as they’re placed.

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    8 reviews
    • ET
      Ernest T.
      Verified Buyer
      I recommend this product
      Rated 5 out of 5 stars
      3 months ago
      Healthy looking plant

      Received in good condition thanks to the robust packaging and seems to be thriving. Looking forward to seeing the Cat Whiskers flower and tasting the Java tea.

    • KC
      kalil c.
      Verified Buyer
      I do not recommend this product
      Rated 1 out of 5 stars
      Plant is dying

      Plant arrived drooping and unwell. Have kept it well watered and out of direct sunlight, no improvement. Just saying goodbye to life

      Eden Project Shop
      19 hours ago

      I am so terribly sorry to hear that you plant is unhappy.
      I will be contacting you to arrange for a replacement to be sent.
      My sincere apologies for the dissapointment this has caused.

    • J
      I recommend this product
      Rated 5 out of 5 stars
      1 week ago
      5 Stars

      Beautiful healthy plant well packaged and fast delivery recommended

    • J
      Verified Buyer
      I recommend this product
      Rated 5 out of 5 stars
      2 months ago
      Beautiful Plant Received

      it's got two flowers on it, its in perfect condition (considering the courier left it upside down! ) and it s very healthy. i will continue to water with rain water and i am looking forward to harvesting and using the leaves as tea :) thanks so much Eden

    • AV
      Amanda V.
      Verified Buyer
      I recommend this product
      Rated 4 out of 5 stars
      3 months ago
      Tea plants

      Great bushy plants

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