* Perennial plants.
* High in vitamins and minerals
* Loves full sun and high soil moisture. Not fussy with soil. Able to grow in water or soil.
* Easy to grow from seed but may be propagated by cuttings. Harvest in 30 days if grown from seeds.
* Famous in Malaysian cuisine. Best stir fried with chili and "belacan".
*Soak the seeds in water for 6-8 hours
*Water spinach needs much more water than most other vegetable crops. This increased irrigation can leach out readily available nutrients, so it is recommended to use slow-release forms of fertility. Harvest of the entire plant can be made 50 to 60 days after planting. Plants are harvested by cutting the stem close to the ground and then nitrogen is applied to encourage re-growth.