Water Spinach- Bamboo Leaf
- Easy to grow
- Asian Vegetable
- Aquatic plant
Asian water vegetable grown for its edible tender hollow shoots and bamboo shaped leaves. Popular in tropical and sub-tropical regions around the world. Best grown in a container of water or in water logged soil. Easy and quick to grow requiring very little maintenance. Leaves and shoots are edible and are popular in stir-fries or boiled or can be eaten raw in salads. Also known an "Entsai", "Kankong", "Kangkung", "River Spinach" "Ong Choy" or "Water Morning Glory". Water Spinach has potential to become invasive if grown in open waterways so it is best contained to a pot or pond.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and summer|
|Hardiness:||Frost Tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||40-60 days|
Germinates best at 20 degrees Celsius or above.
(Product number: G8-19)
Seeds per gram: 20 seeds
|Botanical name:||Ipomoea aquatica|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||20 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||20|
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