Brazilian Spinach (Althernanthera sissoo).

Brazilian spinach is one of the most resilient backyard plants around. It can tolerate a wide range of sun and shade conditions along with drought, dying back only to resurge when the rain arrives. Well suited to planting in dense low garden borders and especially along paths to form a dense green attractive edging. The leave can be eaten raw although they are fairly fibrous and like all spinach contain oxalates so should be eaten sparingly. Watering helps the plant to produce larger, more tender leaves. The leaves are also excellent steamed or cooked as you would traditional spinach.  

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