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Kenaf

Hibiscus cannabinus

Hibiscus cannabinus by Peter Warren (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3.75m

Max

2m

1m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Kenaf Overview

This crop has a minimum growing temperature of 10C and a maximum growing temperature of 35C; the optimal growing temperature is between 15C and 28C.

Common problems with Kenaf

How to propagate Kenaf

Cuttings

Seed in spring, shrubs and trees by greenwood cuttings in late spring. Semi-ripe cuttings in summer, perennials by division in autumn or spring.

Seed

Division

Other uses of Kenaf

Grown for their flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.