Spinacio d’acqua

Botanical name: Ipomoea aquatica

Water spinach is a tropical plant seeds. The leaves are lanceolate, of an intense green colour.

The flowers are trumpet-shaped, white with lilac Centre.

Its buds are cultivated as a vegetable throughout South East Asia before being eaten fried, steamed, in salads, with fish or spicy sauces.

In Indonesia the Ipomoea aquatica is called kangkung.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
    Perennial
  • Dwelling
    Shaded
  • Temperature
    Minimum 10° c
  • Watering
    Abundant
  • Land
    Light and well drained
Product Categories: Alimurgiche, Herbaceous, Ornamental, and Perennials.
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