Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus

Other common names: Native Okra

Where to buy

Indigiscapes Native Nursery

Paten Park Native Nursery

Additional cultivation notes

Usually dies right back in winter but re-shoots in Spring. Each flower only lasts one day but there are many on each plant.

Additional uses

The seeds are reputed to have various medicinal benefits. Caterpillars from the Spotted Bollworm moth and the Cotton Leaf roller feed on the leaves.


Musky Creme Brulee: http://celtnet-recipes.blogspot.com/2012/05/musk-mallow-seeds-re-creating-ancient.html