An attractive annual bushy shrub with flowers and fruit used to give colour and flavour to jams, fruit punches, sauces and desserts. A relative of the hibiscus family, best grown in rich soil in a sunny position.
Plant Information or Specifications
Arid (Dry), Cool Temperate, Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Suitability in Pots
February, March, April, May
Customer Comments on Rosella
Home made Rosella jam is unbeatable, easy to make as well. | David O'bryan - Mansfield, QLD 18-Oct-2008
How do you tell the rosella is fruiting | Anne Edwards - Hervey Bay, QLD 14-Mar-2009
Makes a great curry especially with pork. unfortunately have not had some in a while. does anyone know where i can get some. | Priscilla Anthoney - Perth, WA 23-Sep-2009
Picking,preparing and making jam | Kevin Joseph Mulroney - Ipswich, QLD 17-Mar-2011
Pick when fruit is quiet large(no small ones).To prepare fruit.Get a tube 6inch long with a 1/2 dia tube litely grind end to sharpen place tube over stem end of fruit twist and push the seed will come out with the tube and you can put the flesh in pot | Kevin Joseph Mulroney - Ipswich, QLD 17-Mar-2011
Cooking jam i do not use pectin.I put the seeds in a pot cover with water and slow boil strain and use fluid to boil flesh combine fruit cup for cup with sugar | Kevin Joseph Mulroney - Ipswich, QLD 17-Mar-2011
Interesting information on Hibiscus tea: http://products.mercola.com/hibiscus-tea/?e_cid=20111208_DNL_art_1&source=nl | Bernadette Flueckiger - Brisbane, QLD 08-Dec-2011
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