Ipomoea aquatica

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Entsai or Water Convolvulus  Approx 50 seeds

A fast growing herb, with Bamboo like leaves that are long and thin. It thrives in moist soils typically in aquatic areas and a very popular Oriental vegetable cultivated for its leaves in China, Malaysia and India. The tender shoots are cut into segments and cooked, together with the leaves, in fish and meat stews, and in Southeast Asian dishes where the tender shoots along with the leaves are usually stir-fried with chili pepper, garlic and ginger or included in leafy salads. Easily grown as a fast growing tender annual in pots that are stood in a water tray in a warm position outdoors or under glass.