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Abelmoschus manihot, South Sea Salad Tree, Sunset Muskmallow, Sunset Hibiscus, Hibiscus Manihot

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Abelmoschus manihot
Family: Malvaceae
South Sea Salad Tree, Sunset Muskmallow, Sunset Hibiscus, Hibiscus Manihot
Origin: Southeast Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Its palmate leaves are highly dissected with five to nine deep lobes. The largest, widest leaves form at the base of the plant, where there may be some small side branches. The blooms (4-5" in diameter) are pale yellow with a dark maroon to purple center eye, and emerge from the terminal end of a central flowering stalk.It is easily propagated from cuttings, easy to cultivate, relatively disease-resistant and even is considered to be of medicinal value. It is widely planted either along borders of gardens or as an intercrop throughout many traditional gardens in the tropics. A nice flowering addition to the vegetable garden.


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Abelmoschus manihot - Auntie Lillis South Sea Salad Tree 

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