Live Kava Plant - Kali-Kea™ Cultivar


Introducing Live Kava Plants from Kali Kava's™ line of American adapted Kava varieties. Your Gateway to Tranquility and Relaxation!

Take your relationship with Kava to new heights with our exquisite Live Kava Plant (Piper methysticum) plants, a true embodiment of nature's calming embrace. Native to the lush landscapes of the Pacific Islands, this captivating botanical wonder holds within its roots the centuries-old tradition of promoting relaxation and serenity.

Though acclimation, adaptation and an accelerated natural selection process, Kali Kava's™ line of Kava plants express specialized stress tolerance genes that make them the first Kava plants in history that are well-suited for growing in America’s 9B-11A USDA zones that are found in region such as Coastal Southern California and South Florida. These plants don't just survive, they THRIVE. 

How hardy are these plants? They've taken 29F hard freezes at Sarasota, and Clewiston Florida plantations and continue to grow and pop out new leaves and shoots. That's the Kali Kava™ difference.

These plants are 2-4 months old, 4-6" tall and have a main stem with new shoots already forming. They are fast growing and will begin popping new leaves within 2 weeks of proper care.

Why buy Kava plants from Kali Kava?

  1. Authenticity - Our Live Kava Plants are come from Kali Kava™ who  specialize in providing positively identified, disease-free tissue cultured kava plants that THRIVE. Buying Kali Kava™ brand kava plants ensures that you're receiving a true representation of the Kava species with its revered properties.

  2. Easy Cultivation - Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or a novice green thumb, Kali Kava™ plants are the easiest Kava plants to grow, owing to their selection of favorable traits such as increased stress tolerance and vigorous growth. These plants are truly a delight to grow as house plants  or outdoors in suitable climates (USDA Hardiness zones 9B and above). With proper care and attention, these plants have proven to flourish both indoors and outdoors, adding an exotic touch to your garden or living space.

  3. Natural Calming Qualities: The Kava plant is renowned for its natural calming qualities. Traditionally used in Pacific Island cultures to prepare a soothing beverage, Kava's active compounds are said to induce a sense of relaxation, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a serene escape from the stresses of modern life.

  4. Aesthetic Appeal: With its heart-shaped leaves and vibrant green stems, the Kava plant is not only a source of tranquility but also a visual delight. Its lush foliage and unique appearance make it a conversation piece that enhances the aesthetics of any environment.

  5. Educational Experience: Owning your own kava plant offers more than just its physical presence. It presents an opportunity to explore the rich history and cultural significance of Kava, deepening your understanding of the traditions and rituals associated with this remarkable plant.

Plant Care Tips:

  • Light: Place your Kava Plant in bright, indirect light when indoors. Outdoors, it thrives in partial shade.

  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Kava plants prefer well-draining soil.

  • Misting: If keeping as a house plant, we recommend misting the  plant daily or using a humidity mat to keep humidity at optimum levels..

  • Temperature: Maintain a warm and humid environment, ideally between 55-80°F (18-27°C).

  • Pruning: Regularly trim away dead or yellowing leaves to encourage healthy growth.

Indulge in the allure of the South Pacific by owning your own Live Kava Plant. Whether you're seeking a unique addition to your garden or a captivating indoor companion, the Kava Plant offers not just its natural beauty but also the promise of a serene escape. Embrace relaxation the natural way—order your Live Kava Plant today and invite tranquility into your life.