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): 8
Spacing: Conv 45cm Biointense 30cm Square ft 4
Position Full sun