Molokhia plant growing herbaceous of the genus Corchorus also known as Molokhia, Mloukhiya or Jute, Molokhia annual plant the leaves edible and also used as ornamental plant for fibers or medical plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+ in autumn to spring planting 5-9 as spring planting.
Molokhia plant leaves
Leaves edible leaf color green in elliptic shape with pointed top and serrated margin.
Flower color yellow, the flowers small and with five petals and five sepals.
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Requirements for Molokhia plant growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Winter (in desert)
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for consuming and desgin
Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 3-10 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers small and with five petals and five sepals
Leaves harvesting season
Spring / Summer / Autumn
How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant established can trim freely fully grown young leaves for eaten raw and mature for cooked
Information about leaves:
Green elliptic shape with pointed top and serrated margin
Uses of Molokhia plant leaves:
Soup, cooked, eaten raw