Cottonwood hibiscus growing small tree or shrub of the genus Hibiscus also known as Sea hibiscus or Hibiscus tiliaceus, Cottonwood hibiscus perennial evergreen plant, its edible and medical mostly used as ornamental fragrant plant and can be bonsai, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+
Leaves edible the color can be: green, red, white the leaves can be variegate, the leaf in heart shape.
Cottonwood hibiscus flowers
Flower edible and fragrant the color can be yellow and after become mature the color changed to red.
Root and bark also edible.
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Requirements for Cottonwood hibiscus growing and care:
Sandy, well drain soil, no more than light frost
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes to get the same as the parent
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
3-10 m, 10-30 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers and after become mature the color changed to red
Pollination is done by:
Uses of Cottonwood hibiscus flower:
Leaves harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaves?
After it’s establish cut freely
Information about leaves:
heart shape leaf in color green, red, white the leaves can be variegate
Uses of Cottonwood hibiscus leaves:
Raw, cooked, stuffed