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MALABAR SPINACH - RUBRA

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MALABAR SPINACH - RUBRA (110 days)

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SKU: 334

Start this one indoors in the north. Transplant to a place where it can climb. The large, meaty leaves are remarkably spinach-like in flavor. In fact, Basella Alba, this plant, is used very effectively in the agricultural display at Epcot center. 100 seeds
Start this one indoors in the north. Transplant to a place where it can climb. The large, meaty leaves are remarkably spinach-like in flavor. In fact, Basella Rubra, this plant, is used very effectively in the agricultural display at Epcot center. 100 seeds PLANTING: Indoors- 6 weeks before last frost 1/2” deep with soil temperature 65-75 degrees. Soak seeds 24 hours to add in germination which can take up to 3 weeks. Transplant 2-3 weeks after last frost. Harvest- Pick leaves and use like spinach. Tips- Loves the heat but requires constant moisture (mulch well) and 80 degrees plus for superb growth. Supply a trellis for this climbing vine. The large, meaty leaves are remarkably spinach-like in flavor. The deep red stems of this vine provide a beautiful back drop in the garden. In fact, Basella Alba, this plant, is used very effectively in the agricultural display at Epcot center.

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Short Description Start this one indoors in the north. Transplant to a place where it can climb. The large, meaty leaves are remarkably spinach-like in flavor. In fact, Basella Alba, this plant, is used very effectively in the agricultural display at Epcot center. 100 seeds
SKU 334
Seed Varieties Spinach

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