|Green Stem Malabar Spinach|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Soil pH Preferences:||Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 11
|Plant Height:||8 - 25 feet|
Other: Deep purple to black drupes.
|Fruiting Time:||Late summer or early fall
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Flower Time:||Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Suitable as Annual
|Propagation: Seeds:||Scarify seeds: Mechanical scarification with a sharp knife, sandpaper or file is needed to open the tough seed coat. Seeds can also be soaked in warm water for 24 hours before sowing.
Needs specific temperature: 60ºF
Days to germinate: 10 - 21 days.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Tip
Other: Plants will also root readily wherever stem nodes touch the soil.
|Containers:||Needs excellent drainage in pots
|ricelg||On January 1, 2018||Plant emerged
Leaves emerging. Now 3 of 6 fully germinated
|ricelg||On December 30, 2017||Seeds germinated
Began to germinate (2/6)
|ricelg||On December 24, 2017||Seeds sown
Winter sowed outdoors in plastic jug
|ricelg||On December 22, 2017||Seeds sown
Sowed 6 cells (indoors)
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