Category: Fruits

ROSELLE (Hibiscus Sabadariffa)

ROSELLE (Hibiscus Sabadariffa)

Also called ‘Jamaican Sorrel’, ‘Florida Cranberry’, etc., Roselle is an annual hibiscus grown primarily for the food product.  A native of west Africa, Roselle is a common plant in the tropics.  Its history in Florida goes back to old ‘cracker’ times, hence, the...
Strawberries

Strawberries

November is the time to plant this popular commercial strawberry.  Harvest big sweet berries from late December until May. They should be planted about a foot apart, the same depth as the pot (maybe slightly higher).  Be careful that you don’t plant the crown of...