Latin name: Basella rubra
GB Cultural info: WW,HW / Matures 16-20 / Harvest 14-16 / Yield 180-270 / Spacing 12 /
Days to Maturity: 90
Seeds per pkt, approx: 50
Seed code: Commercial (untreated)
Description: Not actually spinach, but a good hot weather substitute. A very unusual productive and delicious Asian vegetable. Thick, dark-green leaves provide abundant tasty greens throughout the summer when spinach will no longer grow: heat tolerant and vigorous. The current variety has an attractive red stem. Vining habit - provide an adequate trellis for growth up to 6’. Delicious mild taste equally good in salads and cooking. Young stems good in salads.
My Little Vegetable Garden-bangchik and kakdah, Malaysia- mylittlevegetablegarden.blogspot.com