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Gynura Longevity Spinach
  • Longevity Spinach (PRE-ORDER)
  • Longevity Spinach (PRE-ORDER)
  • Gynura Longevity Spinach
 
  • Longevity Spinach (PRE-ORDER)
  • Longevity Spinach (PRE-ORDER)
  • Gynura Longevity Spinach

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Longevity Spinach (2 Plants, Ships March-June) (PL103) $10.00

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Longevity Spinach (2 Plants, Ships March-June)

         
 
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(Gynura procumbens) Related to Okinawan Spinach, but lower-growing and more spreading. Reputed to have anti-viral and anti-cancer properties, and to be beneficial in the treatment of diabetes and numerous other conditions. Cultivated throughout southern and eastern Asia. Can be used raw, juiced or cooked. Also frequently made into a tea. Grows in frost-free, warm conditions. Easy to propagate from cuttings. 2 plants.

Please consider these terms before ordering live plants:
Most plants will be 3”-7” in height. Plants will ship as available after the first of March to the end of
May. We will try to ship orders to southern zones first. No guaranteed exact delivery dates. Plants may
arrive too early and have to be kept inside until the weather warms. Plants may arrive late, as well.
Due to the sensitive nature of small plants, there is the possibility of a crop failure. If such a situation
occurs, we will do our best to issue you a refund in a timely manner. Last minute losses can occur at
any point in our shipping timeline, and we may have to issue a refund even late in the season. No

orders shipped outside of the USA. No Extra shipping costs; you just pay our regular $3.50. (PRE-ORDER PLANTS WILL SHIP AFTER March 1, 2018)

 
Longevity Spinach (2 Plants, Ships March-June)
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 9
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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Nickname:
Dorey Evans
Location:
Orient, OH, United States
Date:
December 7, 2017
          5.0
 
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Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Excellent healthy plants

What are the cons? we love this plant

Review:

We bought a pair of these plants two years ago. One is planted in a large pot - and gets moved outdoors during the summer months - and the other is permanently planted in a raised bed inside our heated greenhouse - zone 5 US. The plants are extremely productive and delicious. We get enough greens for two people and have plenty left over for a family up the road. The taste is delicious. We've eaten Longevity Spinach raw and cooked in various ways and it never disappoints. We highly recommend this plant to everyone.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

23 out of 23 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
D Stack
Location:
Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Date:
January 23, 2017
          5.0
 
David
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow and propagate!

What are the cons? none

Review:

I highly recommend this! It grows especially well in our South Florida heat through the summers, and is a great perennial that tolerates full summer sun, or full shade, poor soil, drought, pest resistant and never had a problem with powder mildew. Yes, it tolerates drought and poor soil, but won't thrive in those conditions. No need for root hormones for cuttings. It roots very easily, although may rot if soil is too wet. I started with two small plants from BCHS and now have more than I need and use as a thick ground cover. Now as far as nutrition, just try looking up the health benefits and you'll be amazed. I use a preventative approach to cancer as someone with it in my family history. So I love the anti-cancer properties. The leaves are succulent and great to use in any sandwich in place of lettuce, and great in green smoothies. I've given quite a few these plants away.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

17 out of 17 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kathy G
Location:
Tampa, FL, United States
Date:
January 2, 2017
          5.0
 
Wonderful Greens
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Loves heat & humidity

What are the cons? None

Review:

This plant thrives in my Florida garden. It grows rapidly and produces an abundance of greens. It is also easy to start new plants from cuttings, so it is a perfect plant to share with friends and neighbors. I wouldn't want to be without it!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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30 out of 30 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Sue
Location:
Post Falls, ID, United States
Date:
February 27, 2016
          5.0
 
Longevity Spinach
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow and beautiful

What are the cons? None

Review:

I ordered these last Spring and by summer they were huge and beautiful. I eat the leaves raw and for juicing. I brought them inside over the winter and they are doing very well.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

27 out of 29 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Alina
Location:
Honolulu, HI, United States
Date:
February 18, 2016
          5.0
 
Easy perennial in Hawaii
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, takes heat

What are the cons? Minor slime, not too tasty

Review:

I got this plant years ago from a local nursery, which labeled it "cholesterol spinach." It's the easiest thing I grow, besides mustard, but it tastes (to me) a lot better! You can take a tip off, stick it in the soil, water, and it will usually survive. I use it like a spinach substitute for cooking, a lettuce substitute in hot weather. The flavor is quite mild, just kind of green, with a tiny bit of slime, which makes it not the best choice for smoothies. But there is less slime than some of the other more heat-tolerant greens, such as Malabar spinach, Basella malabar or Basella alba. If you don't like the flavor, maybe your chickens and ducks will (mine are spoiled and turn their beaks/bills at it). Or you can use it as green manure, growing it for fertilizer or as mulch material. Takes full sun if watered regularly in the tropics. Also, the slugs will eat it, but not as their first choice, either. A great perennial for warm areas.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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