Pegaga – Centella asiatica

I grow this bunch of pegaga plants in a pot since 3 years ago. I am not sure what type of pegaga it is because I’m very sure this is not the one that you make kerabu or eat as ulam.


The pegaga I grow have thicker leaves and although some relatives told me it can be blended into juices, I just don’t feel like eating my decorative plants even though by right it belongs to herbs category..heh!

Since it grows in a pot with water inside, for the past few months it becomes the water indicator for my garden. Usually if the weather is very hot and I am unable to water the plants for 2 days in a row, all the leaves will start to droop and dry out. That’s how I know that all the plants in the garden really need the splash of water..huhu!

I’m still trying to plant the type that people eat for ulam since people says eating pegaga could help maintain the youthfulness..haha!


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