HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA

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HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA

$3.87 / packet

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Description

Beautiful flowers open ivory-white to pale yellow with a dark red spot at the base of each petal, the attractive leaves being deeply three-to-five-lobed, arranged alternately on the stems. The fleshy seed pods are also most attractive turning bright red as the fruit matures. Native to West Africa, this attractive shrub, hardy to zone 10, has a long list of herbal attributes.

Sowing Advice

These seeds have already been thoroughly cleaned and should be sown into a well-drained, sandy compost at any time of the year, and covered thinly with sand or grit and kept moist. Keep at between 20-25 degrees C. Seeds sometimes germinate within 4 to 6 weeks although some may take very much longer so please be patient. Plant out in the open ground in warmer countries or in a large container elsewhere.

Key Facts

Family:Malvaceae

Common name:True roselle, roselle, red sorrel, Jamaican sorrel, sour-sour and Florida cranberry

Height:1.0-2.0m

Packet Content:8 (Approx)

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