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MALABAR SPINACH - RED

Malabar SpinachBotanical Name: Basella alba
Description

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 and calcium. Malabar spinach may be used to thicken soups or as a leafy green in stir fries.

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$11.90 1 Seedling Medium

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Malbar Spinach compared to Tumeric and Bixa

Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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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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