Our Gongura seeds are Heirloom and are not coated with harmful chemicals. They grow into a strong plant with lush leaves and bright flowers.
How To Grow Red Roselle / Erra Gongura
Pot Size :
You Can use 18*9 or 24*9 Inch Grow bag for growing Red Roselle. If you want to grow in Plastic pot use minimum 9 Inch pot . The wider pots / Grow Bags will provide more space and more nutrient to the plant .
Red Roselle / Erra Gongura needs moist but well-drained, Overly rich soil and extra fertilization. Use soil mix with combination of Red Soil , Vermicompost and Cocopeat at a ratio of (2:1:1) . Also add 2-5% of Neem Powder to the soil mix. Neem Powder will act as fungicide.
Sowing Red Roselle Seeds : Sow Red Roselle Seeds / Erra Gongura Seeds ¼ inches deep and 6 inches of space for each plant while sowing seeds. it’s important to give Roselle a lot of space. It requires temperatures between 75°- 85°F to germinate but germinates readily outdoors making it an ideal candidate for direct sowing.
Red Roselle will grow well in Full sunlight, It will also grow in afternoon shade. At least 4 to 5 hours of sunlight per a day should be provided for healthy growth.
Water the Red Roselle plants gently and thoroughly. Regular watering early in the day is advised. If the temperature is higher than 35 Degrees water it twice . Excess watering will cause in Root rot for any plant , so you need have proper drainage system in your container . Make sure that Excess water will drain properly .
Red Roselle / Erra Gongura is easy to grow plant . Red Roselle doesn’t tend to get affected by too many pests and diseases. But there is a possibility of pest to attack the plant like Cercospora Leaf Spot, powdery spots on the top sides of older leaves, but quickly covers whole leaves. Those problems can be easily resolved using our Bio Insecticides . Use our Bio Insecticide Guardian for removing .
Harvesting: Red Roselle leaves can be harvested in 50-60 days from seed plantation.