Botanical Name: Talinum triangulare
Surinam spinach has bright green, slightly tangy, crunchy leaves and dainty pink flowers. It is related to purslane and so contains oxalic acid. It is ornamental enough to use in a flower garden. Use it raw in salads or tossed in at the end of a stir-fry. It is a low bushy plant between 30 and 100 cm tall. It grows and thrives in partial shade and high soil moisture.
Weed warning: It self-sows very readily, care should be taken to avoid it becoming invasive
Plant Information or Specifications
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Perennial Leafy Greens (#PerennialLeafyGreens)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
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