Friday, May 21, 2010

The four new ulam raja spreading leaves.

the four ulam raja.

The seeds were saved from  the last group of plants.
Sometime middle of April the four little plants were transplanted on the ground. The space is a little bit limited, squeezed between radishes and the drain. Experience indicates that ulam raja will survive even in  tiny space and worst soil. After about a month, they are picking up height and foliage. Kakdah hasn't pick the shoots for salads yet. They have to grow a little bit higher and stronger for dinner table. Fertilizer is goat's dung pellets. I still pamper them with comfort of coconut husks.



  1. aloha,

    i'm not familiar with this green, it looks tasty from the photos, is there a spicey taste?

  2. They are lush! You have such different plants than we do in our part of the world.

    Thank you for your welcome message at blotanical.

  3. I don't know much about this plant either. I'll be waiting for updates later on! :)

  4. The leaves looks beautiful!

  5. The plants looks really healthy and fresh. Besides using it in ulam, can it be used for cooking?

  6. Hi Bangchik, hope these go on to flower like the last..such dainty flowers...will you leave one to grow on to ten feet?...i love the way you still protect them with the coconut husks...


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