Okinawan spinach is native to China, Thailand and Myanmar. It is cultivated as a vegetable or as a medicinal herb.
Basic information and facts
China, Thailand, Myanmar.
Annual, biennial, or perennial:
It’s a perennial plant.
There are two types of plants. In one type the eaves are green on both sides, and the other type has leaves that are green on top and purple underneath.
Climate and weather:
Can be propagated by cuttings.
Leaves are eaten as a vegetable, or used as a medicinal herb.