Rosella- Early

Hibiscus sabdariffa


Standard seed packet, 35 seeds

$1.20
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Rosella- Early

Hibiscus sabdariffa


  • Annual 200cm
  • Red fleshy fruit
  • Also known as "Roselle" and "Jamaica sorrel"


Attractive annual shrub with red stems, large red/green lobed leaves and yellow flowers followed by red fleshy fruit. The fruit can be eaten fresh but is most commonly used to make jam, tea and other beverages. It also has medicinal uses. Plant needs at least 6 months frost free to produce fruit so is best suited to warm climates. Also known as "Roselle" and "Jamaica sorrel".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 10mm
When: Spring or after frost
Row Spacing: 100cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Plant Spacing: 45cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Days to Maturity/flowering: 180-200 days
*Notes: Pick fruit when it's ripe. Protect from aphids. Susceptible to powdery mildew.

(Product number: G2-07)
Seeds per gram: 54 seeds


SKU G2-07
Shipping Weight 0.0012kg
Botanical name: Hibiscus sabdariffa
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 35 seeds
Seeds per gram: 54
Photo credits:

Photo by billy1125 / CC BY 2.0

Photo by Invertzoo/ CC BY-SA 4.0

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