Also Known as: Drumstick tree, moringa
Height - 6m
This is a fast-growing tree native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in northwestern India. It is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas where its young seed pods and leaves are used as vegetables. It can also be used for water purification and hand washing, and is often used in herbal medicine. The common name 'drumstick tree' comes from the appearance of the long, slender, triangular seed-pods. You can plant this tree in pots and relocate inside during the winter months as it is frost tender.
Approximate viable seed per gram:
Packet of 100 seeds $38.00
How to Grow
Recommended pre germination seed treatment:
Seed germinates without pre treatment. Sow seed direct from packet & keep moist until germination is complete.