Malabar Spinach seeds


15 fresh Malabar Spinach seeds. Malabar Spinach (Basella alba) is a easy to grow tropical climbing vine. It’s leaves and stems are used as a leaf vegetable, usually cooked by boiling, steaming, or stir-frying. Malabar Spinach berries may contain high levels of polyphenols such as anthocyanins, which are also found in blueberries and other dark blue/purple colored berries. Malabar spinach pretty much grows on its own in tropical and subtropical climates with minimal watering, full sun, and warmth.


Although Malabar spinach is not a true spinach, it is also known as: vine spinach, climbing spinach, creeping spinach, buffalo spinach, Ceylon spinach, Indian spinach, Surinam spinach, Chinese spinach, Vietnamese spinach, and Alugbati in the Philippines.