Growing Guide: Longevity & Okinawan Spinach

Plant Type
Perennial or Annual Evergreen Herb

Harvest Season
Year-round

Longevity and Okinawa Spinach area perennial to zones 9-11 but can be grown as an annual and harvested in northern climates all summer long!

Mature Size
Up to 1-3 ft tall with a spread of up to 3-4 ft wide

Soil & Moisture
Prefers well-draining soil with ample water and nutrients. Drought tolerant once established.

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade. Will grow in full shade but will be slightly leggy.

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Fast

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation
Grown from cutting and will grow large enough for heavy production and harvesting within one season.

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Sow Exotic carries many different varieties of tropical perennial greens including
Okinawa SpinachLongevity SpinachSissoo Spinach and annuals like Lagos Spinach and Malabar Spinach.

Grow them all together in our Summer Spin-Off: Tropical Greens Bundle.