Kang Kong

Kang Kong


Kang Kong is also known in english as water spinach. A semiaquatic, tropical plant grown for its tender, hollow stem shoots and slender leaves. This ground creeping plant is high in protein, fibre and iron. A common ingredient in Southeast Asian dishes, use in salads, soups, stir fry’s, curries, fish and meat stews. Kang Kong is known as many different names in Phak Bung in Thai, Rau Muống in Vietnamese, Hayoyo in Ghana, and in Bangladesh and West Bengal, it is known as Kolmishak. Bi-annual / 30–40cm / Part Shade to Full Sun / High Water / Moderate Fertiliser.

Basilea Living Herbs Basilea Farm, Burpengary grows pesticide-free culinary herbs, gourmet greens and edible flowers, available locally in Brisbane and Moreton Bay, South East Queensland, Australia.

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