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0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Drought resistant, longharvest
What are the cons? None
Experimented with growing this plant in my semi wild vegetable/medical garden this season. I have not been disappointed! Not only did it flourish during drought conditions (as all my plants must, as I refuse to water), it has provided tasty leaves for all my meals, the entire summer. A perfect replacement for finicky lettuces, spinach etc. I hope that it will return next year, though I will collect some seeds incase (and to plant in other spots and share with friends).
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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Very high in nutrition
What are the cons? Nothing
This is a wonderful to plant in your garden .. Has tons of nutrition very rich with Fe .. Recommended for people who has anemia .. Keep cutting and it will grow again .. Served as soup or cook leaves with fried onion garlic and dry coriander .. Yummy
15 out of 16 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Easy to germinate
What are the cons? Slimy by itself
Heat tolerant, slow to bolt. Great green for smoothies lending texture. Can be slimy eaten by itself. Makes excellent soups. Now sure how it will take our zone 9b winters yet.
27 out of 27 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Sun
What are the cons? Shade
We like to harvest wild greens here. Mulokhyia grew very quickly and produced lots of seeds ( I didn?t harvest the leaves because I wanted to increase it). The seeds have come up quickly, in an open bed, mixed with many other plants, which promises to quickly become a semi-wild vegetable- just what we wanted!
I do know it has gone wild in the South of Brazil...Very promising!
(I suggest Baker Creek include wild and semi-wild vegetables in its catalogue!)
53 out of 53 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Nutritious
What are the cons? Prolific Seeder
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.