Hoogte: 250 cm.
Winterhard in: zones 9-11 (5 C)
Beschrijving: Kuipplant. Van de geurende zaden wordt olie gemaakt voor cosmetica. Ook geneeskrachtig.
Zaai-instructies: Week de zaden 24 uur. Kiem in 1-3 wk, 18-23C.
Plant-instructies: Goeddoorlatende, vruchtbare grond; volle zon.
An upright shrub, native to tropical and warm-temperate regions of Asia, but cultivated elsewhere due to its economic importance, as the source of a highly prized aromatic oil. It forms a long and slender tap root, hairy, dark green leaves, very variable in shape and conspicuous yellow flowers with a purple center, followed by oblong fruit capsules containing scented black seeds. Aside its use in the cosmetic industry, Abelmoschus moschatus has a variety of application in traditional medicine.
Height: 250 cm.
Hardy in: zones 9-11 (5 C)
Sowing instructions: Soak the seeds overnight. This soaking helps to speed up germination. Push about 1-2 cm deep. Germinates in 1-3 weeks at 18-23 Celsius.
Planting instructions: Well drained, fertile soil in full sun.