Red Malabar Spinach Seeds (Aimers International) 2945. Open Pollinated. Variety originated in India. Approx. 125 seeds/pkt (50 seeds/gram).
Thick, glossy, spinach-like leaves cover these vigorous vines. With deep purple-red stems and savoyed dark green leaves, Red Malabar is a highly ornamental plant too. Plants require trellis support. Use the delicious mild Swiss chard tasting leaves in salads, stir-fries and more! Matures in 55-75 days.
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Sow indoors in peat or paper pots 6 weeks before plant out time, or seed direct outdoors in a sunny site after danger of frost has passed. Germination typically occurs in 7-14 days. Keep soil evenly moist. Best growth occurs in hot weather. Pinch tips to encourage branching. Vines can reach 180cm (6ft) in height.
- Planting Depth: 6mm (1/4in)
- Seed Spacing: 5cm (2in)
- Thin To: 15cm (6in)
- Row Width: 90cm (36in)
||Full Sun to Partial Sun
|Days to Harvest||55 - 75 days|