Red Malabar Spinach
Similar to green malabar spinach in culinary uses, red malabar spinach has a more attenuated appearance with deep red leaves and stems and tiny, bright pink-flower clusters. Very ornamental!
Water: Likes water and humidity
Hardiness: Tropical, frost tender. A good plant to grow in a greenhouse.
Habit: An edible perennial 10’+ vine
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Sandy loam soils rich in organic matter
Origin: Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia and New Guinea