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Mulukhiyah (100 seeds) (JS264) $3.00
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Mulukhiyah

         
 
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This is one of Joe's favorite vegetables. A plant that we in the west really need to start growing! It THRIVES in hot humid places, it id an extraordinary green vegetable. Like Okra it has a "viscousness" to it. In Egypt there is a special soup made with ground Mulukhiya powder and lemon and spices- delicious. This is a vegetable that is full of vitamins and minerals. It will take heat as long as it gets adequate moisture. Cut the young tender shoots and cook them up, to most North Americans it will be best cooked up with other green vegetables-- it has this viscous (mucilaginous) nature and adding other greens like spinach or collards to the pot diminishes this aspect. It is an important ingredient in hundreds of Middle Eastern and North African recipes. A perfect food plant!

 
Mulukhiyah
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 2
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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Nickname:
Deborah
Location:
Central, OK, United States
Date:
March 3, 2015
          5.0
 
Health Warrior Plant
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Nutritious

What are the cons? Prolific Seeder

Review:

This plant is a weed native to Egypt and the Middle East. It has a long tap root growing much like dock. I do not recommend going to seed. I started growing Molokhia because I am familiar with the Egyptian dish that was once a cuisine of the Pharoahs. I would crave it. Once I looked up the nutrition information, I understood why. If you want to eat healthy, you need this plant. Flavor and aroma will vary depending upon the climate. it will adapt quickly. In my area the new spring growth is very aromatic and can be used in scented soaps. Later, as the season heats up the aroma lessens and it acquires the delicious taste I am familiar. 3 harvests per plant in one year. Harvest down to 3" above ground. It springs back. Hide some leaves in stew for your family's nutrition and as a thickener. Graze on leaves while in the garden for health. Beautiful plant.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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28 out of 28 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Tricia
Location:
Columbia, SC
Date:
August 6, 2014
          5.0
 
Love this plant
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow

What are the cons? None

Review:

I planted this in mid June, now early August and the stems are 7 ft tall. Pretty leafy green, very tidy, grows straight up, no falling over. planted directly in good garden soil. When cooked the leaves are surprisingly delicious ....I've thrown into pasta as its cooking, vegetable soup, stews ... to me it was only a slight mucilaginous texture - very tasty. Hope the seeds will be easy to save! Will definitely plant again.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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