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WILD ROSELLA (Hibiscus sabdariffa) 'Bush Tucker Plant Seeds'

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Wild Rosella is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. This bush tucker plant produces edible flowers, making it a great choice for both culinary and aesthetic uses.

Rosella is easy to grow, drought tolerant, and is sure to thrive in the most challenging conditions.

An attractive annual busy shrub with flowers and fruit used to give colour and flavour.

Preferred climate - arid (dry), cool temperate, subtropical, tropical, warm temperate.

Height 1-2m.

Fruiting/harvest -February, March, April, May

Used in teas, desserts, soups, chutneys, eaten fresh, a good source of vitamin c and is used in many herbal remedies.

Fabulous accompaniment for lamb, pork and game.

Bush Food: To prepare flowers harvest when entire calyx is red, remove petals, seeds and stems. They are quite tart in flavour with a raspberry/rhubarb/plum quality.

Germination: Sow in early spring in tropical areas, Rosellas need a least 5 months frost free to bear. Need a very warm soil to germinate, preferably over 25c. Cover seeds with 12mm of fine soil. plant several seeds 50cm apart and thin seedlings to the strongest.