Malabar Climbing Spinach

Malabar Climbing Spinach

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    Basella alba  Open pollinated. Heirloom.
    • 35 days. 
    • Malabar Climbing Spinach  quickly grows 20 to 30" tall with large, flat, bright green leaves.
    • Grows best in warm conditions with plenty of moisture.
    • Especially good when shredded and added to chicken broth with ginger and tofu. Can build a salad around these leaves.

     

    Planting Directions:  Sow seeds in spring after danger of frost has passed and soil temperatures have reached a minimum of 50°, optimum is 70°. Sow seed 1/4” deep in well prepared soil amended with rich compost and a general garden fertilizer.  Plant along fence or use supports for climbing vines.  Thrives during warm weather. Growth will slow in cooler weather.