OKINAWA SPINACH  - Gynura crepioides
Name

OKINAWA SPINACH - Gynura crepioides

Botanical Name

gynura crepioides

$9.00

Only 7 available

Shipping

  • $7.00 for the first item
  • $2.00 each additional

Sun Preference

Sun Preference: Partial Shade to Shade Partial Shade to Shade

Growth Rate

Growth Rate: Fast Fast

USA Zone

Minimum Growing Zone: 9 Zone 9

Shipping Form

Shipping Form: Pot Pot

Description

OKINAWA SPINACH – Gynura crepioides

Sub-tropcail , dense perennial vegetable that grows as groundcover. Has shiny leaves that are green on top and purple on the bottom.

Great in salads , or can be cooked ( but heat turns the leaves green) – really does not taste like spinach- has crisp , nutty taste.

Also purported to help lower cholesterol.

When grown in Hawaii, it attracts the Kamehameha butterfly

Best propagated from cuttings . If planted from seed it reverts to original all green plant , losing nice purple

COLD HARDINESS : ZONE 9 – IT FREEZES TO THE GROUND BUT COMES BACK IN THE SPRING.

FULL SUN , PARTIAL SHADE, BRIGHT SHADE

Plant for sale is currently growing in 4" pot. Picture is of average size plant for sale.

Shipped potted

Seller Information

Eldon Tropicals

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Location
Work 6654 NE 25th Ave Ocala, FL 34479 USA
Rating
97.87 (47)

DoLeaf seller since:
Mar 23, 2010

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