Another fantastic botanical addition to any garden, which also grows wild- The Rosella- fruiting now – both the fleshy red calyx that surrounds the seed pod (yep the red bits) can be used in array of teas or raw to add colours in salads, it can be dried or frozen and used fresh; the leaves are also a fabulous fresh and zingy addition to any salad;
Rosella (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
Origins in Africa and Asia
Fruits and leaves eaten
High in Vitamins A, B and C. Contains minerals zinc, silicon, calcium, potassium and iron. Rich in selenium.
Used as an anti-oxidant and a digestive.
Find out more about Rosella and get some great ideas of how to incorporate it into delicious dishes at the workshop coming up
If you are interested in the Herbs for Health workshop this coming Sunday, there are just a couple of spots available– Book by email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Alawa Primary School- 2.30 pm- 6.00 pm