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Okinawa Spinach

Gynura crepioides
Fruit Trees > Perennial vegetables > Okinawa Spinach
A dense, low growing plant to 70 cm high. Easily the most low maintenance perennial leaf vegetable; it is a hardy plant and relatively pest-free. Thrives in warm, wet conditions and frost sensitive, it is best suited to subtropical and tropical areas. An ... Read More
Other Names: Okinawa spinach, Hong tsoi, Okinawa lettuce

$14.90 ($4.90-$14.90 choose a size)

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Specifications of Okinawa Spinach

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn 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

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Okinawa Spinach Reviews & Tips

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Margaret
★★★★★ 1y ago

TARRAGINDI, QLD, Australia

Okinawa Spinach

My favourite colour and you can eat it.

Nathan Barnes
★★★★ 2y ago

Newtown, NSW, Australia

Okinawa Spinach

Grows very well (don't expect it to stay in it's neat little spot). Easy to multiply by cutting. I've used plenty in cooking. I would use it raw, but of the variety of greens I have it's not one I would go to out of preference when raw.

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