Latin name: Corchorus olitorius
GB Cultural info: WW,HW / Matures 10 / Spacing 12 /
Seed code: C
Seeds per pkt: 100
Description: Molokheiya. A great multi-purpose continuous harvest vegetable that can survive both dry and wet conditions. The fresh leaves can be eaten as a salad green or potherb and dried leaves can be used to thicken soups or for tea. Holds well in the field and several cuttings are possible. Makes a nice potter plant--grows about 2' and bears yellow flowers if not clipped for food use. Loves heat.