General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Flower Color: Yellow
Uses: Culinary Herb
Salad greens
Cooked greens
Toxicity: Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: Leaves are edible. Flowers, fruits, stems are poisonous.
Pollinators: Various insects

Common names
  • Molokhia
  • Jute Mallow
  • Nalta Jute
  • Egyptian Spinach

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