Red Stem Malabar Spinach Seeds

Red Stem Malabar Spinach Seeds

Large, mild-flavored green leaves look terrific climbing up a bean tower, mailbox post, or fence

Item # 05660-PK-P1
In stock - allow 3-5 business days for order processing prior to shipment.
Genus Basella
Species alba
Variety Red Stem
Item Form (P) Pkt of 50 seeds
Days To Maturity 55
Fruit Color Green
Habit Vining
Seeds Per Pack 50
Plant Height 6 ft
Additional Characteristics Edible, Cool Season
Harvest Season Late Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Resistance Heat Tolerant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Outdoor, Vines and Climbers

Review Summary
(Based on 7 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
Fast service - good product
Gary from PA wrote on June 15, 2019

I ordered seeds from 5 different websites on the same day. The shipping prices were all similar. This company's product came two days before anyone else. One company has yet to ship my order and has not responded top my inquiry. The seeds germinated in 6 days as predicted. I have had dud seeds from other companies. You have my future business.

5 star rating
no bolt spinach
Nancy Koernke from MI wrote on June 13, 2019

I love this spinach!!! When my spring crop is spinach is done and too warm to plant more without it bolting. This spinach starts to germinate going the distance till frost. The more you pick the more it produces. Plus you can take cuttings and make more plants. Makes a great house plant. Good for winter crop right in your kitchen.

5 star rating
Fantastic producer and tasty!
Diane H. Holycross from TN wrote on August 02, 2017

I bought some Malabar spinach plants last year, but I see that Park Seed has seeds; better yet. Buy them! This climbing spinach is a fantastic producer. It's actually not a spinach; but tastes like spinach, and can be used in many dishes, just as you would other spinach varieties. It is a little slimy, but once you get past the fact that it far out-produces any other spinach, you're golden. I grew four Malabar spinach plants this year in Tennessee and had enough to eat it daily in omelets, or for dinner. There was enough to harvest, cook, and freeze for winter, as well as dehydrate for soups. Malabar spinach is high protein and great source of phosphorus and potassium. It's an excellent source of iron, calcium, Vitamin C and Vitamin A.

5 star rating
This is so... easy
Betsy from SC wrote on November 15, 2015

In the Pee Dee region of SC this reseeds for years. It is very easy care. Give it something to climb on and it does the rest. We freeze it and eat it fresh. It grows with no pest problems which is quite a blessing in this area. The taste is very much like spinach. The leaves are a little meaty. No need to clean and clean like standard spinach. It grows on a vine. Grows all summer long. This year I am harvesting well into November since there has not been a killing frost yet.

5 star rating
Highly recommended!
jenny from IN wrote on July 18, 2014

Easy to grow. Make good soup with shrimp.

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