Basella Alba

Asked August 31, 2019, 2:22 PM EDT

How can I keep this plant Alugbati in Tagalog, the scientific name is Basella Alba) growing if I keep it inside the house. It is a vegetable and it grows during the summer seasons. While it the temperature is that of the fall and winter eventually....the heat inside the house is not enough to make it survive. This plant can pass as a house plant.It is an herb.

Maryland

1 Response

Hi- we are only familiar with growing this plant outdoors and don't have any specific information on indoor growing. However, an internet search reveals that people do grow it as an indoor houseplant. Please search "growing malabar spinach indoors" for results.
Jon