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what is Ma Lan vegetable

Posted by fragrantgardener01 (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 7, 10 at 2:27

Just ate this at a Chinese restaurant. Owner doesn't know the English name. Might anyone here know? Is it the same as shepard's purse?

Many thanks,

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RE: what is Ma Lan vegetable

Found an answer: Kalimeris indica. Might anyone know where to find seeds?


RE: what is Ma Lan vegetable

I have been searching for the same plant for a while already, the common name for ma lan tou is "Indian Aster".
Does anyone has a source for this plant?

I have the live plant

easy to grow, a small area of it is enough to eat.

RE: what is Ma Lan vegetable

How does it taste?
And where to get seeds or plants?

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