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Hibiscus Rosella
Hibiscus sabdariffa
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A small to medium sized shrub grown predominately for its fruit, the Rosella Hibiscus is a great addition to any herbalist or edible garden. With similar rounded habits to standard hibiscus, and producing beautiful showy yellow blooms, this plant grows best in rich well draining soil and requires regular watering whilst fruiting. The deep red, glossy fruit is the prize of this plant with its many nutritious properties and is used in making teas, syrups, and jams, as well as the fruit and young leaves being used in salads and cooking.

Size — 135mm
Growth Width — 1m
Growth Height — 1m
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — Yellow
Fruiting Period — January, February
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

When growing in pots, ensure water soaks in deeply to the root area.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.

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