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Basella alba


Malabar spinach, Green leaf  - (Central Asian strain, Central American origin) a beautiful summer perennial (wild) Ancient and native to Africa and Southeast Asia, It produces fast, luxuriant growth; A true spinach used in salads,. Highly nourishing.Vigorous climbing vines grow through summer into fall. Glossy, thick, savoyed leaves resemble spinach. Mild Swiss chard taste. Use leaves and young stems sparingly in salads or stir-fries. Direct seed 1-2" apart, 1/4" deep, or start indoors and transplant outside after danger of frost

Malabar spinach - green leaf

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