Native to Africa, the roots and velvety leaves have been eaten as a vegetable for centuries, often fried with onions and garlic.
Marshmallow grows well in sandy to loamy moist soil with full sun exposure. A member of the Malvaceae family, this marshmallow is distinguished by its showy ornamental flowers. The roots, leaves, and flowers can all be utilized. Leaves are harvested prior to any flowering in the spring, and roots are normally harvested for use in the fall.
Each packet contains 0.25g which is about 50 seeds.
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