Plant Care: How to Grow Annatto Achiote

Plant Type
Evergreen Tropical Shrub, Small Fruit Tree

Harvest Season
Summer - Winter

Mature Size
10-12 ft.

Soil & Moisture
Rich, moist, well-draining soil

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Fast

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation