Water Spinach Seeds


  • Good for humid, hot climates.
  • Aquatic plant.
  • Low to no maintenance.

Water Spinach Seeds – Bulk & Open Pollinated

  • Also known as kangkong, water convolvulus or ‘Bamboo Leaf’.
  • Mild flavour. Young leaves and stems edible can be eaten raw or lightly stir-fried.
  • Popular variety in South East Asia.
  • Ground hugging, tropical variety.
  • Prefers damp conditions, including ponds and banks of streams. Grow in a contained area to prevent it from becoming invasive.
  • Suitable for growing hydroponically and microgreens.
  • Vigorous and productive, perennial variety. Cut and come again.

Growing Instructions

Row Spacing

30 - 45 cm apart

Plant Spacing

5 cm

Sowing Depth

0.5 cm

Germination Soil Temperature

15 - 25°C

Germination Days

7 - 10 days

Days to Maturity

75 days (can harvest between 10 - 12 cm).

Planting Season

Plant in Spring & Autumn.


Full sun. Rich and moist soil.

Life Cycle

Hardy annual.

Seed Germination Guarantee

Seed Guarantee

Seedmart Australia guarantees satisfactory germination rates for up to 3 months, after date of purchase. We offer a money back guarantee (or replacement) for seeds that have been stored correctly. To maintain the viability of your seeds, please store them in a cool, dry place.

Additional information

Weight N/A

Product Specifications

  • Botanical name: Ipomoea aquatica.
  • Non-GMO.
  • No chemical treatment.
  • Open pollinated, non-hybrid.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 20.
  • We do not ship to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.