How to grow Moringa peregrina

Moringa peregrina grow and care – shrub or tree of the genus Moringa and also known as Drumstick peregrina, Moringa peregrina perennial evergreen or deciduous plant can be summer deciduous in warm area or winter deciduous in cold area, can grow in desert, subtropical, tropic or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves edible the color is light to dark green, the shape of the leaves is elliptic, the leaves connecting together odd pinnate

Flower color white-pink and attract pollinators

Moringa peregrina pods

Pods green edible in two form when the pods young edible fully, when fully ripen just the inner part edible the outer become fibrous

Seeds edible on the seeds there is white cover that need to take down and the taste is sweet-bitter

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How to grow Moringa peregrina growing and care:

Frost free (can survive small amount of frost)

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Branch can fall sometimes

Planting season:
in cold climate spring, in desert autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Weak and dead branches also for design (easier to pick the leaves when it’s small tree)

Size of the plant?
5-10 m, 15-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Pink-cream flower

Pollination is done by:
Bees, attract pollinators

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
In cold areas: summer-autumn, in tropic all year

Fruits pests or diseases:
Aphids, ants

What can be done with big quantities of Moringa peregrina fruits?
Eat raw (the seeds), cooked

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick the fruit in the right time

How long does it take to bear fruit?
1.5-3 years

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish no special requirement

Information about leaves:
Leaves edible the color is light to dark green, the shape of the leaves is elliptic, the leaves connecting together odd pinnate

Uses of Moringa peregrina leaves:
Salad, cooked

Scientific name:

Moringa peregrina

How to grow Moringa peregrina

Moringa peregrina plant care

Growing Moringa peregrina

Moringa peregrina


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
  • Edible leaves
  • Edible Seeds
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Salad
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • White flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13