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. Altitudes below 600 m (1,970') are optimal, but it has been known to grow at altitudes as high as 1200 m (3940') in the tropics.
In the USA it can only grow outdoors and possibly year-round in places like the southern parts of Florida, Arizona, California and Texas. However, we have heard of people in cooler climates growing it indoors, outdoors as an annual, or in greenhouses. We have grown Moringa outside in Kansas in the summertime. It grows to about 6 feet and then can be brought inside until the next summer. Prune any straggly branches when putting the tree out for the summer
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