Mariko plants holy basil with moringa, because she tends to plant things together, and moringa and holy basil do well paired up in the same soil box. The hoop-house, which made of a pvc-pipe frame and a cover of sheet plastic is about 100 feet long, 20 feet wide, and stands 10 feet in the center. There are hundreds of moringa trees of all ages growing inside. We are in the hills above Vista, just on the border with Fallbrook. The Mediterranean climate is great in the summer, but come winter the moringa will go dormant. Even the slightest bit of frost, which only happens for about a month in North San Diego County, will stop the moringa’s growth. These trees won’t even grow year round inside of a greenhouse. Yet, their maturity remains. Cuttings, or the roots of the moringa tree are preserved and take up where they left off when the weather warms again.