Drumstick Tree, seed

$4.40 incl. GST

Seed Count: 10 / packet
Germination Difficulty: moderate to difficult
Botanical Name: Moringa oleifera

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Description

Drumstick Tree, Moringa oleifera, is sometimes known as Horseradish Tree, in recognition that the roots have a flavour very similar to that of Horseradish. The edible bark, leaves, roots, immature seed pods and seeds are valued as food source. Seed pods and leaves contain 38 % protein with nearly all essential amino acids, making it an excellent alternative to meat.  Traditional Asian folk use of the roots as a remedy for asthma, bladder stones and gout. The ancient egyptians used the oil from the seeds as a base for perfume. Crushed seeds used as water purifier. Drumstick Tree is a native of India and prefers rich, moist well-drained soils in a protected, sunny position. Clusters of scented yellow and white flowers. Drought and frost tender.  It is a deciduous tree, growing to  8m x 3m.

Additional information

Weight 0.004 kg
Dimensions 12 × 8 × 0.15 cm

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