Botanical name: Hibiscus sabdariffa
You will receive a thyme herb seedling in an eco-bag.
Soil: Prefers poor soils and happily tolerates drought and neglect.
Position: Full to part sun
The herb is great for making hibiscus tea, a herbal tea as an infusion from crimson or deep magenta-colored the roselle flower. Flavoured in mint or ginger, it is consumed both hot and cold. It has a tart, cranberry like flavour.
In Senegal the red drink is known as, bissap and is the “national drink of Senegal”. In Ghana it is known as sobolo
* Growing Instructions: Planted all year round, remove seedling from the eco-bag. Place in a shallow pot fill it with rich organic soil. Or, dig a shallow hole outside in a lightly-shaded spot, allowing 25cm between plants. Pick leaves once they reach about 8cm tall.
* Pick frequently
* Organically grown in Kiambu, Kenya