I’m so glad you’re interested in growing Moringa! Before getting a pack of seeds and planting, here are a few things you need to keep in mind.
Moringa is a very fast-growing tree, but it’s also a tropical tree.
This is both good and bad news. The bad news is if your climate reaches freezing temperatures, then the trees will die. Even a frost will cause green growth to dieback. The good news is Moringa grows so fast that it can actually be planted as an annual in a garden just like a vegetable.
This is great news for people that live outside of the tropics–since you can still enjoy growing Moringa yourself! Just think of it as a vegetable and not a tree!
When the average temperature between daytime and nighttime is 70 F or higher Moringa will grow very well if planted in full sunlight.
This means if you live in the southern USA your chances of successfully growing Moringa and harvesting leaves are the greatest. Moringa can, however, be grown annually in most states — but growth will be quite limited due to the very short growing season.
Want to learn more? Check out the following links:
Moringa Root Rot and How to Avoid it
Planting – Intensive Moringa Cultivation
Moringa Seed Pods (Drumsticks) in First Year of Planting!
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