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Abelmoschus esculentus 'Jing Orange'

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abelmoschus (a-bel-MOS-kus) (Info)
Species: esculentus (es-kew-LEN-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Jing Orange

Synonym:Hibiscus esculentus

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot
Pale Yellow
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Bronze-Green
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Veined

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 23, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 51 day red/orange Asian cultivar.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Melbourne, Florida
Houston, Texas
Hutto, Texas



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