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Malabar Spinach - Green

Basella alba
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Grows well under full sunlight in hot, humid climates. Growth is slow in low temperatures resulting in low yields. It grows best in sandy loam soils rich in organic matter with pH ranging from 5.5 to 8.0. Leaves are high in vitamin A, vitamin c, iron a... Read More

$4.90

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Specifications of Malabar Spinach - Green

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

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

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Malabar Spinach - Green Reviews & Tips

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Paul
★★★★★ 1months ago

MUNGINDI, NSW

Malabar Spinach - Green

Loves the heat, fast growing.

Ash Planner
4y ago

Perth, WA

Malabar Spinach - Green

Grows really well in late spring and summer, very easy to grow, just put it next to something to grow on and watch it go. To me it doesn't taste like regular spinach, similar but.. a little different I guess.

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Luong21
7y ago

MT WAVERLEY, VIC, Australia

This plant is the best performing out of the others, I had started some from seed and some from cuttings. In the tropics these are perennials but here in Melbourne the are treated as annuals. The plant in the photo is my best performing and is 3 months...

Julie
7y ago

Lismore, NSW, Australia

Malabar Spinach - Green

My ducks LOVE this green. I grow it in a large tub and keep it covered with chicken wire so only the leaves stick out as they grow, that way the plant can keep continuing to grow and feed everyone. Has a slight mucilaginous texture but nice to eat.

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