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Ceylon Spinach

7 reviews

Usually available: August to April

Life cycle: Annual
Height: vine
Position: Full sun
Soil preference: Well drained

This is how we pack and send your Herb Plants to all states except TAS & WA

You will receive
- 1 Ceylon Spinach Herb Plant in a 50 X 75mm tube - General growing instructions

All of our Herb Plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers

Botanical Name: Basella alba

It is a tender perennial dying back in winter in cold areas.

The tips can be tossed with garlic and olive oil in a hot pan for a minute. Ceylon spinach should only be cooked lightly. The berries produce a red dye and can be used to colour desserts, jelly and pastry.

Ceylon spinach is very good for you, it contains vitamins A, B & C, iron and calcium. High in blood building chlorophyll and rich in mucilage that is soothing to the digestive tract and helps remove mucous and toxins.

Growing Conditions

Grow Ceylon spinach on a fence, trellis or over a chook pen. It likes a warm sunny spot and self seeds readily.

All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.


December 2021 Update: Xmas Cutoff for Herb Plants - Dec. 6th 12.30pm. Read more here.

17 August 2021 Update: Herb Plant orders that are not in "next day" delivery zones will only be sent on Mondays.

Our shipping costs are a flat rate, meaning you can add any amount of products to your order and you will pay the same.

Regular Post - $10.95
Express Post - $12.95 (If your order contains a plant express is required)


We send (Australia wide, excluding Western Australia and Tasmania):

Monday and Tuesday (for all zones)  Update: Herb Plant orders that are not in "next day" delivery zones will only be sent on Mondays due to lockdowns.


We send (Australia wide):

Monday to Friday

*Subjected to actual conditions. Find out more about our Delivery information.


We want you to be thrilled with your purchase from us. If you are not satisfied with an item and need to return it, we're here to help.

Herb Plants
- If you are unhappy with the quality of Herb plants they must be photographed on the day of receiving and emailed to us within 24 hours.

Find out more about our Returns & Refunds.

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    Australia Australia

    Great product

    The plant stayed as a baby for a while and grew a lot over summer.

    Mudbrick Herb Cottage Ceylon Spinach Review
    Subhani F.

    Ceylon Spinach

    The Spinach is growing. I like the way they packed it safely without harming leaves. I would recommend it for all my friends. Cannot wait until I harvest to taste it.

    Mudbrick Herb Cottage Ceylon Spinach Review
    Cassie W.

    Amazing products

    The beautiful herbs I ordered arrived within a few days and I was amazed ! Packed so well and in such good condition, no damage or distress from travel. Reasonably priced and great range will definitely shop here again, thank you !!