Longevity Spinach Gynura procumbens
An amazing edible herb that has been used as “FOLK MEDICINE” for hundreds of years.
This is an excellent raw salad green or use the leaves on sandwiches in place of lettuce. Steam it or use in stir-fries. Stems can be chopped in soups, stews, or vegetable medleys in the same way you would use celery. Many chew just 2 leaves every morning for the health benefits
Grows in full sun or part shade. Protect from freezing. Grow as an annual vegetable or keep potted inside during the winter months. It is perennial in Zones 9-11.