Red Malabar Spinach

Basella rubra

85 Days

25 Seeds

Originally from the continent of Asia, this spinach like vine tastes similar to Swiss Chard. This heat lover produces new shoots of green leaves with red stems, when leaves are harvested and is great for stir fries or salads.

Growing Directions

Soak seeds for 48 hours prior to sowing. Sow seeds 1/4″ deep, 2″ apart in full sun, when ground is warm and all chance of frost has past. Thin to 6″. Harvest small tender leaves to initiate continual growth. Thin to 6″ apart. Support with trellis.