Malabar spinach, Red stem malabar spinach
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Place of Origin
It is particularly abundant in India, Malaysia, and the Philippines, but it is also seen throughout tropical Africa, the Caribbean, and tropical South America.
Places and Types of Utilization
This is a plant sparingly grown in the USA as a pot herb, but more important in the tropics. As a vegetable in the North it may be started under glass, set in the field after the soil warms, and provides a pot herb to follow spinach. Leaves are succulent and of various shapes. Culture and leaf...
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