Asked by: Shanna Hain
asked in category: General Last Updated: 9th January, 2020

Can Moringa tree grow in cold climates?

Moringa does not like the cold and loses it leaves in colder climates, when the average temperature drops below 70 degrees. When Moringa goes dormant the leaves fall off and branches shrivel. A greenhouse is ideal in most areas. The plant will die if it freezes completely, but it can withstand a mild frost.

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Likewise, people ask, what climate does moringa grow in?

The Moringa tree grows mainly in semi-arid tropical and sub-tropical areas. It grows best between 25 and 35 C (77 to 95 F), but will tolerate 48 C (118 F) in the shade and can survive a light frost.

Secondly, can Moringa trees be grown indoors? Moringa trees can be grown from either moringa seeds or branch cuttings from a moringa tree. Depending on where you live, you may decide to grow moringa trees outside in the ground, in a pot to be kept indoors during the winter months and then to be moved outside during the summer, or in a pot permanently.

Additionally, how can we protect Moringa tree in winter?

Step 1: Chop 'Em Down! Chop your moringa trees down to 4′ trunks in late fall or early winter. I wait until the first frost is coming, then do this the day before. It hurts to cut the trees down, but you can take away some of the pain by drying leaves to use through the winter.

Where does the Moringa tree grow?

The Moringa tree is native to northern India, but today it is common throughout the tropical and sub-tropical regions of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Moringa trees grow easily from seeds or cuttings. They grow quickly even in poor soil and bloom 8 months after planting.

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