Reinwardia trigyna - Plant
Common name: Tall Morning Glory, Purple Morning Glory
Color: White, pink, purple
Bloom time: Rarely flowers
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
They are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out. Theyâ€™ll look like a bundle of sticks on arrival. Note, they are not deadâ€”simply dormant.If you are buying container-grown plants (vs. bare-root plants), plant them by May or early June for best results.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Medium to wet
Temprature: 70Â° F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Epsom salts along with your fertilizer; the magnesium sulfate will encourage new growth from the bottom of the bush Prune plants every spring and destroy all old or diseased plant material.
- Wear elbow-length gloves that are thick enough to protect your hands from thorns or a clumsy slip, but flexible enough to allow you to hold your tools.
Water spinach is prepared like conventional spinach, although the texture of the stems and leaves is improved if they are cooked separately. It may be steamed, boiled, stir-fried, or used in soups. It may also be eaten in salads, either raw or blanched briefly.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Few pests are a problem for this plant.
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