Roselle Hibiscus sabdariffa

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Hibiscus sabdariffa

Family:

Malvaceae

Genus:

Hibiscus

Species:

sabdariffa

Common Name:

Roselle

Seeds Per Pound:
12,139
Quantity:
0.18 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
13
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
6-8 feet
Collection Locale:
Ojai, CA
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
10

Certified Organic Seed. 

In Stock: 0.18 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
9.95
10 g
44.50
1 oz
89.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Seed needs warm temperatures after sowing to germinate (75 degrees F +).
In a Nutshell:
* The roselle ( Hibiscus sabdariffa ) is a species of Hibiscus native to the Old World tropics, used for the production of bast fibre and as an infusion . It is an annual or perennial herb or woody-based subshrub , growing to 2–2.5 m (7–8 ft) tall. The leaves are deeply three- to five-lobed, 8–15 cm (3–6 in) long, arranged alternately on the stems. more...
* An annual or, in tropical areas, perennial; 4-5" yellow flowers with a brownish-red base; calyx (the leafy external bud covering) becomes large, fleshy, and bright red as the plant sets seed and is used for drink flavorings and jelly; altogether a handy plant; probably native to tropical Africa but widely naturalized in the tropics
* Roselle is an aromatic, astringent, cooling herb that is much used in the Tropics. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov