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Gossypium Hirsutum - Upland Cotton

10 seeds


Gossypium Hirsutum is probably one of the planets most useful resource. Around 95% of the worlds production of cotton comes from this species of Gossypium, and has been cultivated as a crop for thousands of years.

Its an annual upright shrub, originally native to Central America, but in warm climates it can be grown as a biennial or short lived perennial, with widely lobed leaves and summer flowering yellow blooms, followed by 4 cm long fruits with 3 to 5 cells, each containing copious amounts of fuzzy cotton surrounding the seeds.

A true World Wonder!

Grows to a height of around 1 to 1.5 meters tall.