I’m Shay, the Philippine Tea Tree or Carmona Microphylla and native to Southeast Asia. I’m a medicinal plant in some countries, where my leaves are used as a tea substitute to remedy stomach ailments. I get small white flowers that can appear all year round and may turn into tiny dark berries.
Keep me indoors in winter, where I’m fine as a houseplant, in temperatures between 60 ̊-80 ̊F. If you’d like, I can spend some time outdoors in the shade when the weather is nice. I like humidity and take bright indirect light. Water about once a week, or when my pot feels half as light. To water, submerge my pot in water up to the rim for 10-20 minutes.
Pot Sizes S: 4"W x 3"H M: 5"W x 3.5"HL: 6"W x 4"H *as no two handmade pots are the same, pot dimensions are best approximations