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Malabar Spinach

NZ $3.95

Description


A rapid growing vining plant producing large veined glossy succulent leaves with a delicate flavour. It grows best trained up a fence or wall and can reach 150cm. Seeds are best started indoors 6-8 weeks before outdoor planting time. Highly sensitive to frost.

Matures 40 days from direct sowing.

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8680

Basella rubra

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION Height PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
20-25 7-14 150cm-icon 150cm Stake; Tender-icon Stake; Tender 1.2.3 50 Direct Sow-icon Direct Sow Asian Cuisine-icon Asian Cuisine

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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