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Rosella Seeds

(Hibiscus sabdariffa)

Distinctive red stems, attractive light yellow flowers with deep red centres and open structure. Can grow anywhere in your garden. Cultivated for culinary and traditional medicinal purposes in many countries around the world. Will grow in almost any type of soil but do best in a well drained soil prepared with lots of organic matter and in full sun. Ideally needs 5 or 6 months of warm weather to produce to their full potential.

Seed count: 50-70/g.

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General information:


Hibiscus sabdariffa

Popularly used for jam making and preserves. Likes long growing season usually 6 months frost free. Native to tropical West Africa, annual bush to 2m. Sow after frost.

Rosella seeds planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:45
Row space cm:90-120
Depth cm:1
Best soil temp:24-32 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:50-70
Rate per hectare:2.2-2.5kg
Average days to maturity:175
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Rosella seed count is 50-70/g. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.






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