January 23, 2021



How to plant ewedu seed (Jute) and make money in Nigeria

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Have you ever been asked how to plant Ewedu seed and make cool money as a side hustle business?

Maybe probably no cause it’s not related to your business niche. I was at a gym Center one day when this young cute guy narrated how he made his first 500k planting ewedu in Nigeria.

At first, I didn’t believe him but when he made his analysis I perceived element of truth and gave him the kudos.

I tried to ask him how do I plant ewedu seed that will fetch me that same amount of cash cos I really need cash to run one or two things.

The young man told me he can’t ask me to bring a book and start writing the steps because I’m going to deal with the practical process.

All that he could do to help me, he asked me to purchase an online practical guide on how to make money planting dry season vegetables.

It’s from there I knew the dry season planting is more lucrative than raining season own but the stress is a little bit hectic.

As a person looking for a means to succeed I couldn’t hesitate, I went on and the end made me lotta cash.

The simple thing here is, we shouldn’t think ewedu farming is just for backyard farming alone. You can take it as a business and make good cash from it.

The good news is that you don’t need much start-up capital to start, all you need is to follow my trends.

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Below are the best 4 steps to planting your ewedu seed from day one to the harvesting period:

  • What is ewedu (Jute leaf)?
  • Site preparation for ewedu seed.
  • Ewedu planting process
  • Harvesting method

What is Ewedu?

Ewedu also is known as jute leaf is one of the most popular vegetables among Yoruba people of the southwestern part of Nigeria.

Ewedu is usually eaten with starchy foods like amala, eba, pounded yam, and semovita.

It is a very good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, it also serves as a source of lignin, an important raw material in the textile industry.


Ewedu requires a well-drained loamy soil that is rich in organic matter.

Ewedu can be planted at any time of the year as long as you can provide adequate access to water.

Prior to planting, the ground should be tilled to make it soft.

Well-pulverized soil allows proper root development and growth.

Also, chicken dung or manure from animal dropping should be added to the soil to supplement the soil nutrients and to prepare the soil for planting.

You can create beds of about 1.0m and furrows of 0.5m

PLANTING – How to plant Ewedu seed.

Ewedu can be planted at any time of the year. A good way of preparing your seeds for germination is by boiling the seeds.

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The seeds should be suspended in a cloth then boiled in water. After boiling, the seeds should be dried, and then planted.

There are various methods of planting ewedu seeds but Broadcasting and drilling are the most ideal for vegetable seeds.

The broadcasting method involves evenly dispersing on the beds.

On the other hand, the drilling method involved making a tiny channel bed.

Afterwards, seeds are poured into these channels and covered slightly with soils.

You can water the plant twice daily. Ewedu matures between one or one and a half months planting.

Weeds are known to choke the plant therefore, weeding should be required.

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  • How to identify and treat ewedu disease.
  • How to market your product after harvesting.

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Ewedu is ready for harvest between 4 to 5 weeks.

Harvesting is done by cutting the stem with a knife or uprooting the plants from the beds.

After this, you need to deliver to your customers directly so it won’t Dry off.


Ewedu is a very popular vegetable in Nigeria yet there tends to be irregular pricing all year round due to the changes in climatic conditions.

The best time you can make a good profit planting ewedu is the dry season. This is because not all farmers farm during the dry season which makes the vegetables scarce during the dry season.

Indeed ewedu planting is another means you can choose to make good money in Nigeria.

What are your thoughts on this great insight on how to plant ewedu (jute leaf) in Nigeria? Don’t forget to share it with friends and family!

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