Moringa Oleifera 'Miracle Tree'-EDIBLES-5 seeds
‘Miracle Tree’ "Horseradish Tree'
Ideal sowing temp: 20-30C.
Position: Full Sun.
Pre-treatment: Soak seed in water overnight.
Sowing: 10mm deep
Sprouting: 10-14 days (at 20-30C).
Harvest: Leaves may be picked 6-8 weeks after sowing and will regrow.
A fast growing, drought-resistant plant (8m x3m) that can be trimmed to form a hedge or fence for easier harvesting.
Originating from northern India, all parts of this plant are deemed edible. It is used in traditional medicines to lower blood pressure and improve immune system, moods, and increase energy levels. It has many uses including for food, fodder, medicine, fuel, wood and fertiliser.
The leaves are high in B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese, beta-carotene, and protein, as well as other essential nutrients. Flowers are often mixed in salads or cooked in many traditional dishes and also make a tea with a distinctive flavour. The seed pods are often used in curries and are high in vitamin C, dietary fibre, as well as potassium, magnesium, and manganese. The seeds yield high levels of edible oils and contain vitamin C, B vitamins, and dietary minerals. The seeds can be eaten like peas or roasted. The roots may be shredded and eaten as a condiment. These have a sharp flavour from high content of polyphenols.
Please Note: Some parts of this plant may need prepared before they are safe to eat or use in any way. It is your responsibility to ensure they are fit for their intended use.
The Chakra Garden cannot take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.
Always seek advice from a professional before eating or using a plant medicinally.
Please note: This item is seeds only, NOT live plants! Quarantine restrictions prohibit us selling or shipping this item to WA, Norfolk Island, Tasmania, or Internationally.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.