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‘Florida Cranberry’ (Roselle Hibiscus Sabdariffa)


This is a starter plant that is is roughly between 8in to 2in tall in a 3in deep pot. A smaller plant size allows you to take advantage of reduced shipping costs.

Florida Cranberry (Hibiscus sabdariffa) goes by a few different names including Roselle, Indian sorrel, Jamaican sorrel and Flor de Jamaica. It is known as the Florida cranberry for its bright red edible calyces. The calyces have a slightly milder flavor than traditional cranberries and can be used to make delicious iced tea, jams and jellies. The leaves are also edible and make a wonderful addition to salads. Florida cranberry is often grown as a hedge. It can grow to be 4-8 feet tall and 3 feet wide. This variety has pink flowers; with its dark green leaves and red stems, it makes a visually striking plant.

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Florida Cranberry has few growing requirements except lots of sun. It is relatively flexible about watering and soil requirements. In USDA zones 9b – 11 it is a perennial. Farther north it is easy to collect the seeds in the fall and replant them in the spring. For places with exceptionally short growing seasons (less than 100 sunny days) they should be given a head start in a greenhouse, cold frame or grow light.


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