General description and special characteristics – The moringa tree is a drought resistant, fast growing, deciduous tree or shrub with an average height of 12 meters (39.4 ft) at maturity. It is also known as the horseradish tree and is native to northwestern India. Moringa is widely grown, however, in other parts of the old- and new-world tropics, including tropical Asia, many regions of Africa, and South and Central America.
- PKM-1: Developed in India, these trees tend to be bushier and yield more pods than non-improved moringa. Six months from planting to pod production.
- Regional Mix: Mixture of various types native to Southeast Asia. Most parts of the plant are edible. Leaves high in protein, calcium, vitamins A, B, and C.