Malabar Spinach Plants – How To Grow Malabar Spinach

Malabar Spinach Plants – How To Grow

Vine spinach is noted by regional names in different regions in Asia. Some of the common names for this herb are Ceylon spinach, Malabar spinach, saan choy (Chinese), mong toi (Vietnamese), alugbati (Philippines), pui saag (Bengali), remayong (Malay), etc. It is native to south Asia, probably originated in the monsoon fed tropical regions of Malabar Coast of India and Sri Lanka.

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Malabar spinach Growing Guide

How to plant:

  • Propagate by seed, cuttings
  • Germination temperature: 65 F to 75 F
  • Days to emergence: 14 to 21 – Scarify seed to hasten germination.
  • Seed can be saved 4 years.

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