Life cycle: Perennial Height: 50 -70cm Position: Sun / part shade Soil preference: Well drained
This is how we pack and send your Herb Plants to all states except TAS & WA
You will receive - 1 Okinawa 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:Gynura crepioides
Okinawan spinach is native to Indonesia and Japan. It also goes by the names Hong tsoi, Okinawa lettuce.
A low growing perennial plant to approx 70cm high. Okinawa spinach has yellow/orange thistle-like flowers. The leaves are green on top and purple underneath.
Will grow in full sun to part shade likes regular water during extreme heat. It will tolerate most soil types.
It loves tropical areas but will grow well in the subtropics and some temperate areas if protected during winter.
The leaves make a colourful addition to salads and sandwiches. Can be cooked lightly in a stir-fry or rice dish. In Japan, the leaves are dipped in batter and fried and served as Tempura.
The leaves are rich in protein, iron, potassium, calcium, vitamin A. The medicinal uses could be similar to Sambung but the research and reports from people about the benefits for diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol is for the Sambung Gynura Procumbens.
All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.
17 August 2021 Update: Herb Plant orders that are not in "next day" delivery zones will only be sent on Mondays due to lockdowns.
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.