About Reinwardia trigyna
Once established, cutting may be made at any time. Like the related sweet potato, the stems have a white latex, and only the youngest, fastest growing tips are harvested for cooking.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Tall Morning Glory, Purple Morning Glory|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||0.50 to 1.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||White, pink, purple|
|Bloom Time ||Rarely flowers|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
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.
Reinwardia trigyna 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|
|Watering ||Medium to wet|
|Soil ||Well drained soil|
|Temperature ||30 to 40 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Reinwardia trigyna special feature
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.
Reinwardia trigyna uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose