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Good for Trellising

Good for Trellising

Variety requires a trellis in order to grow properly.

Heat Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Salad Mix Component

Salad Mix Component

A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.

Red Malabar Spinach

Red Malabar SpinachSpecialty Green Seed


Product ID: 2437

Heat loving, salad and stir-fry green.

Vigorous climbing vines grow through summer into fall. Glossy, thick, savoyed leaves resemble spinach. Dark green leaves and deep red/purple stems. Mild Swiss chard taste. Use leaves and young stems sparingly in salads or stir-fries. Avg. 16,500 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2437Packet  $3.95 
24371 Ounce  $7.40 
24371/4 Pound  $18.10 
24371 Pound  $60.35 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   85

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Good for Trellising   Heat Tolerant   Salad Mix Component  

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Growing Information

Malabar Spinach

CULTURE: Malabar spinach does best in a slightly acidic, moist, fertile soil, though it can tolerate poor soil conditions. Stem tip cuttings may be rooted, overwintered inside, and transplanted out again the following year or kept as a houseplant. Provide trellis support.
Sow indoors in flats 1/4" deep and 1/4" apart or into 50-cell or 72-cell flats, 3 seeds per cell, 5-6 weeks before transplanting to the garden. After all danger of frost has passed, transplant out to the garden 6" apart in rows 36" apart.
After all danger of frost has passed, sow directly into the soil 1-2" apart, 1/4" deep, in rows 36" apart. Thin to 6" apart.

Prevent disease with crop rotation and sanitation.

Pick young leaves and stems throughout the season. Pinching tips will encourage branching.

1 oz./130', 1 lb./2,100'.

SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 950 seeds.

100 seeds sows 12'.

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