Lagos Spinach

Celosia argentea

Celosia argentea By Dinesh Valke [CC BY-SA 2.0] (Photo Credits)

An unusual annual leafy vegetable, it is easy to grow in most climate zones and is drought tolerant. The leaves, young stems and young flower buds are used cooked. The leaves have a soft texture and a mild spinach-like taste. It is known to self-sow. Suitable for temperate, subtropical and tropical areas. In Nigeria it is traditionally called 'soko yokoto', which means "make husbands fat and happy"
Other Names: quail grass, soko, celosia, feather cockscomb, velvet flower, #AM

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Specifications of Lagos Spinach

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

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