Hibiscus sabdariffa

Roselle Hibiscus


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A stunning addition to the garden, they provide season-long colour, beautiful blooms and red flavourful calyces. The white to light yellow flowers fade to produce the red calyces, which can be used in food and drinks.


20 seeds per packet.

44 in stock

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    Flower type:Spike
    Life cycle:Tender Perennial
    Climate:Thrives in warmer temperatures. Does not tolerate frost.
    Sowing guide:Direct sow in September to December, after the last frost.
    Planting Season:Spring
    Germination guide:10-20 days @ 21 C. Bury seed under a 3-5 cm layer of soil.
    Good Bee Food:No
    Flowering time:When day length decreases in autumn.
    Pinch:Not necessary
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:150-200 cm

    Growing Tips:

    Provide horisontal support.

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest calyces 7-10 days after flowering and use in food and drinks.

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