Rosella (Hibiscus sabdariffa) – Bush Tucker
Hibiscus sabdariffa – “Rosella”
Regular – 140mm pot
Semi Advanced – 175mm pot
Rosella is an annual shrub with grown for it’s culinary and ornamental features.
The woody shrub can grow to approx. 2.5m and has stunning red branches when new growth appears. The leaves are deeply lobed, dark green and edible. They bear a taste somewhere between spinach and rocket and are a useful addition to salads.
The flowers are delicate a delicate pale yellow and are followed by deep red seed pods. These are of beautiful ornate value, and the calyxes can be used for jams, stews and making rosella tea.