Ripening

Roselle is usually grown for the flower calyx. This is gathered about 10 days after the flowers open.

The young leaves are edible and can be harvested starting 6 weeks after transplant. 

When and How

Whole Fruit, 1-60 days after maturity

The calyx of the flower (the leafy part behind the petals) should be gathered about 10 days after the flowers open. You should gather them regularly to encourage further production.

Plants/person:

1.0

Yield/plant:

2.0-5.0lbs

Yield/sq. ft.:

1.0-5.0lbs

Fruit Size:

Exterior Color:

Red

Interior Color:

Nutrition:

Roselle is rich in calcium, iron, riboflavin and niacin.