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Thai Red Roselle (15 seeds) (RS101) $3.00
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Thai Red Roselle

         
 
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(Hibiscus sabdariffa) A valuable plant for making cranberry-flavored bright red beverages, jelly, pie and tea. Much grown in Asia and the mid-east as the flavor is wonderful. A tasty sauce can be made by boiling and sweetening the fleshy calyxes; the leaves are also used to make a drink. The entire plant of this Hibiscus is red and very beautiful. Start early, unless you live in the far-south. Citrus-flavored flowers are delicious on frozen deserts. This plant has too many uses to name here. Collected in Thailand.

 
Thai Red Roselle
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 30
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5

90.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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0 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Mistyhomemaker
Location:
Desha, AR, United States
Date:
June 12, 2015
          3.0
 
Great plant this years meh
Easy to Grow 2.0
EarlyMaturity 1.5
 

What are the pros? Love the leaves for tea

What are the cons? This year's batch were duds

Review:

Third year to grow these amazing plants. I even doubled up my order. I only got 3 scrawny plants. I'm pretty sure they were inferior since I did nothing different from the two previous years :(

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
hawaiigardener
Location:
Haleiwa, HI, United States
Date:
June 5, 2015
          5.0
 
Easy to grow in humid tropics
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? hardy, great harvest/ flavor

What are the cons? none

Review:

75% Germination here in our humid weather. I water infrequently, but it thrives. Once the plant took off and was about ten inches tall it started forming the calyxes. Now it is five feet tall and I've harvested at least 8 times. HUGE calyxes! The plant even split in half during a strong tropical storm and it survived and is still thriving. I have been able to make my very own delicious hibiscus tea. The young leaves are also very lemony and good in salads. I am about to put 10 more plants in the ground!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

2 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Divya Yek
Location:
Lake Iamonia, FL, United States
Date:
March 22, 2015
          4.0
 
Should a direct sowed
Easy to Grow 1.5
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? At least I have two

What are the cons? Will need to try again

Review:

Not sure why - but I only have 2 seedlings. Should have planted them directly in the ground. I'm sure it's me and not the seeds. Will try again.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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4 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
BrazilBuzz
Location:
Carlisle, PA, United States
Date:
March 19, 2015
          5.0
 
Excellent product
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Nice quality seeds

What are the cons? none

Review:

I put these in the ground and watered them they were up before I knew it. I got an 88.46% germination out of these seeds. They are growing well and I can't wait until the weather heats up to put them outside.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 9 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Karen
Location:
Biloxi, MS, United States
Date:
February 20, 2015
          5.0
 
Roselle plant
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, grows tall

What are the cons? Does not take cold temps

Review:

I am not the best gardener but the seeds germinated very well in my greenhouse. I planted and they just took off to over 6 ft tall and busy. I never added fertilizer. I used the leaves in smoothies. Great plant. I will definitely plant this again.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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