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~AIBIKA~ CASSAVA CUTTING Abelmoschus manihot EDIBLE HIBISCUS Sunset Muskmallow

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Abelmoschus manihot

Aibika

Native to tropical Asia

Sweet Hibiscus

Edible Hibiscus, Palmate-leaved Hibiscus, Sunset Muskmallow, Sunset Hibiscus

Abelmoschus manihot

Edible Hibiscus is a large ornamental okra with dinner-plate-sized, sulfur yellow flowers with dark eyes.

You are bidding on * bare root cuttings with no root systems 4-6 inches tall with no leaves ready to propagate and transplant.

Aibika seedling

 The Edible Hibiscus (Abelmoschus manihot) is a beautiful flowering plant in the mallow family Malvaceae. It was formerly considered a species of Hibiscus, but is now classified in the genus Abelmoschus.

Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness: USDA Zone 8b - 11: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)

Noteworthy characteristics: Produces inedible seed pods with tiny hairs that catch morning dew.
Care: Plants need plenty of fertility and water.
Propagation: Sow seed in containers six to eight weeks before the last frost date.
Problems: Slugs, snails, spider mites. Fungal disease, powdery mildew and root rot.

 

Aibika

Aibika, Sweet Hibiscus, Edible Hibiscus, Palmate-leafed Hibiscus, Sunset Muskmallow, Sunset Hibiscus

photo of item ~ 4-6 inch cutting will be cut from.

 

Abelmoschus manihot

 

         The large, up to 15 cm (6 inches) hibiscus-like flowers are a brilliant lemon with deep purple centers borne n long pedicels at the apex of the plant. Flowers are produced in the warmer months. The flowers are pollinated by insects. Petals can be added to salads or cooked.



   While the large yellow flowers are very ornamental, the importance of this plant is that it is one of the world's most nutritious leafy vegetables because of its high protein content. The leaves are tender and sweet and can be served raw or steamed (leaf for life).

Edible Hibiscus is one of the world's most nutritious leafy vegetables.  The leaves are tender and sweet and can be served raw or steamed (leaf for life).

Abelmoschus manihot can be grown as an ornamental.

          This plant, Abelmoschus manihot, is a very important food crop in Fiji. The plant grows to at least 10 ft. and will develop branches and become woody with age. The leaves are used in the same way collards are. They are also mild enough for salad and have the same "mucilaginous" as okra, to which it is related. Use it's leaves in salad, and as wrappers for food, "tortilla style".

  In Japanese, this plant is known as tororo aoi and is used to make neri, a starchy substance used in making Washi.


Even Edible Hibiscus roots is used to make neri, a starchy substance used in making Washi.

Edible Hibiscus will develop branches and become woody with age.

           Edible Hibiscus, Abelmoschus manihot, is grown for its leaves and for its large flowers. Even the roots can be used.

      A large ornamental okra with dinner-plate-sized, sulfur yellow flowers with dark eyes. Each flower lasts only a day—unfolding slowly in the morning and closing gradually in the evening—but the abundance of flowers open on any one day conceals their short life span.

          Edible Hibiscus is a true multipurpose plant with edible leaves, flowers, seedpods and mature seeds. It is an annual and is very heat tolerant and relatively free from pests.

      By carefully picking lower leaves it is possible to get a good crop of leaves and of seedpods from the same plants.

  The seeds are toasted, ground and used as a substitute for coffee.

 

Edible Hibiscus Even the leaves can be used. The leaves are used in the same way collards are.

Edible Hibiscus flowers are a lovely pale yellow with a dark purple/maroon center.

          Edible Hibiscus flowers are a lovely pale yellow with a dark purple/maroon center.

      Tropical Hibiscus Abelmoschus Manihot can be grown as an annual in zones colder than 8b. Most likely, it is a perennial Hibiscus in warmer zones. We grow this plant (abelmoschus manihot) in our vegetable garden here in Hawaii.

       Whichever zone you live in, it is a lovely plant to add to your garden.

This plant is suitable for pot culture.

Edible Hibiscus

Abelmoschus manihot


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