Moringa Young Plants & Seeds.
Moringa young plants & seeds. Moringa (Moringa oleifera) is native to India and is now grown in many parts of the world. The nutrient-dense young seed pods and leaves are eaten as vegetables. Almost all parts of the Moringa tree are edible. The immature seed pods can be cooked like green beans, the leaves like spinach and Moringa roots like horseradish. Moringa flowers, seeds and bark are also nutritious and have various medicinal uses.
It is a fast-growing, drought-resistant, deciduous tree which can grow up to 12m tall. It has yellowish-white flowers with a pleasant fragrance. Moringa prefers well-drained loamy or sandy soil. It loves sun and heat and does not do well in very cold conditions.
The ideal soil temperature for Moringa seed germination is 25 to 30°C, the germination rate is about 80% and the germination time ranges between 14 and 30 days.