Brazilian spinach plant grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Alternanthera also known as Sissoo spinach plant or Alternanthera Sissoo, Brazilian spinach perennial evergreen plant or as annual in cold climate, mostly used as edible but also used as ornamental plant for the leaves, can grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing as perennial hardiness zone 10b+ and as annual in hardiness zone 8-10a with long summer.

Brazilian spinach plant edible leaves

Leaves edible fleshy in the shape ovate to shapeless the structure is wavy to curly and the color green leaves.

Flower color is white, small flowers and insignificant.

Brazilian spinach for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Salad
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Ground cover plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9