Shan tsoi, San tsoi, Saan Choi,
Muer Cai, Muer Tsai, Luo Kui, Lo Kwi, Lo Kui, Ceylon spinach, Indian spinach, surinam
spinach, Vietnamese spinach, Chinese spinach, buffalo spinach,
Malabar nightshade, broad Bologi
Malabar spinach is an annual vine vegetable. It is
suitable for warm weather, highly tolerant to heat and humidity.
Seeds are hard to germinate and germination rate is 50~70% under
optimum conditions. Water soaking is recommended.
Optimum soil temperature for seed germination
and growing is 25~30°C.
Pkt: 25 seeds.
Seed count: 25~30g per
Two types exist: green malabar spinach (Basella
alba L.) and red malabar spinach (B. rubra ).