130 (200)cm, Mloukhiyeh, Mouloukhieh, or Mulukhiye, is an unknown vegetable in the Western world. The dark green leaves on tall stems have a spinach like texture and taste. As soon as plants are strong enough, leaves may be picked until autumn. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. Best cultivated as an annual. Sow under warm glass in spring at a minimum of some 25°C and transplant seedlings to the open garden end of spring. A fast growing vegetable which requires sufficient heat during its growing cycle to develop well. VI-IX.