Roselle - Hibiscus sabdariffa

Roselle - Hibiscus sabdariffa

Roselle - Hibiscus sabdariffa

Roselle - Hibiscus sabdariffa

Roselle - Hibiscus sabdariffa


Hibiscus sabdariffa

Plant Height Plant Width Minimum Temperature Light Preference Water Soil PH Edible Species

Roselle is a tropical annual shrub from Africa. Used primarily as a food and as a fiber source for textiles. Roselle are short day plants and are triggered to flower when the days start shortening. In the northern hemisphere calyx harvesting takes place from September through December, depending on the variety.

Please contact us for the current year’s crop plan as we grow various varieties including various red types, white, green and bi colored types (calyx).

We can supply any quantity of seed, for very large orders, please contact us to arrange. We must have all orders placed by April for November delivery. Supply capability up to 5,000kg depending on variety.

Roselle Planting Information

Growth Habit: Shrub

Plant Size: up to 3m tall

Temperature Preferences: Tropical, can tolerate down to 3C.

Light Preferences: Full sun

Water Requirements: Low to medium irrigation

Soil Requirements: Well drained, avoid water logging

Harvest Times: September-December

Expected Fresh Yields: KG / Hectare

Sowing Temperature: 20-35C

Seed Treatments: None, easy to germinate. Read more.

Transplanting: Direct Sow

Seed Rate: Plant Spacing: 1-2m | Row Spacing: 1.5m

Uses: Fruit (calyx), Vegetable (leaf, seed), Textiles (fiber)

Roselle Product: Borneo Giant [ Photo ]

Products: Seeds

Seed Count: /KG

Germination Rate: 90-100%

Form: Dried Seeds


Availability: Fall Harvest

Supply Ability: 500 ± KG Annually. Larger quantities available with pre order

Export: Yes

Shipping: Air Freight, Express

Variety Form MOQ Price Tier Quantities Packaging
Roselle 'Borneo Giant' [PHOTO] Dried Seeds 1 KG 1 & 56 KG 1, 3 & 5KG Bags