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Strictly Medicinal Organic Hibiscus, or Roselle

Use Fresh for Jelly, Syrup or Wine or Dried in Herbal Teas

Brand: Strictly Medicinal    Item Number: SNV7046

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Hibiscus (Roselle, Red Drops) - Hibiscus sabdariffa

Perennial. Tropical grown as annual in temperate climates. Papery flower blooms give way to the bright red, fleshy calyces that are used fresh for jelly, syrup or wine or dried in herbal teas where they impart a bright red color and tart flavor.

Organically grown - 20 seeds/pkt.

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Good for Drying
  • Greenhouse Compatible
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Suited to Warmer Climates
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant, Ornamental Germination Requirements Light, Scarify, Soaking, Warmth
Organic Certifier Oregon Tilth Life Cycle Tender Perennial
Planting Time Spring Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer
Ideal Soil Temperature 60-90°F Days to Maturity 90 - 120 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun Useful Plant Part Flower
Growth Habit Upright Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant, Ornamental
Germination Requirements Light, Scarify, Soaking, Warmth
Organic Certifier Oregon Tilth
Life Cycle Tender Perennial
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer
Ideal Soil Temperature 60-90°F
Days to Maturity 90 - 120 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Flower
Growth Habit Upright
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Tropical plant that prefers full sun and a long growing season.

Planting & Growing:Seed must be scarified and soaked overnight in warm water. Plant, barely covered, and keep very warm and evenly moist until germination (about 1 week), Space plants 1 feet apart.

Harvesting & Storage:Harvest flower and calyx to use fresh or dry for later use.

What You May Need

Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 5"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

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