Spinach - Malabar


Malabar spinach
Basella rubra 
Approx. 50 seeds

Malabar is a whole new dimension in spinach-- twisty, twiney, tasty. This is a perennial ornamental vegetable vine that is great for small gardens. Tantalising fresh green taste much like a pea. Crunchy and juicy when raw, traditionally spinachy when cooked.

Pretty red stems and tiny pink flowers.

Super easy to grow. Loves the heat so great to have in the garden when you're other greens are wilting woefully in the summer sun.

Sow period September-February 
Soil temp for germ. Above 10°C 
Germ. time 10 days 
Plant initially in Trays 
Transplant in 4-6 weeks 
Time till harvest (weeks):
Spacing: Conv 45cm Biointense 30cm Square ft 4 
Height 150cm 
Position Full sun

 


Category: greens, vegetable

Type: Seeds


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