Gregory Palm Farms is pleased to announce the availability of live Moringa Oleifera (Malunggay) plants at their Orange, CA. farm. These are mature plants, ready to be planted in your yard or garden.This miracle tree grows in tropical and subtropical areas. It can grow faster in sandy soil but it can thrive in any type of soil, even salty soils in the coastal areas. It is can tolerate and resist drought seasons and can survive rainy seasons. The tree is not robust enough to stand intensive windy climate. Accordingly, most parts of the Moringa (Malunggay) tree are edible.The young green pods that are called drumsticks are the popularly used part of the Moringa tree. It tastes slightly like asparagus and usually cooked like green beans. For mature pods, the beans will be taken out and can either roasted or eaten like peas. The flowers taste like mushrooms and very delicious. The leaves are like spinach that is added up to chicken or fish broths for a delicious finish. The tree contains calcium, beta-carotene, Vitamin C, protein, iron, phosphorous and potassium.
For more information about Moringa, see http://moringashope.com