Spinach, Okinawan (3 Plants) Ships prompt
(Gynura crepiodies) Indonesian native takes full sun to partial shade; must have adequate water; perennial under frost-free conditions. Stunning leaves are green on top and magenta-purple on the underside, are appreciated for their pungent flavor. Delicious when used in salads; equally good as a potherb, in stir fry or tempura. (Do not overcook.) There is some evidence that this unusual herb can lower serum cholesterol levels. Makes an attractive, edible ground cover where the growing season is long enough. Be sure to take cuttings in fall to overwinter in frost-free location for next year’s crop. Please consider these terms before ordering live plants: Most plants will be 3”-7” in height. Please make sure you are ready for your order in your zone as these young, tender plants generally have no resistance to cold.