Rungia klossii ‘Mushroom Plant’


Rungia klossii

9cm pot

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Called 'Mushroom Plant' due to its mushroom flavour. Its glossy leaves can be eaten raw in a salad or can be cooked.  The mushroom plant has a crisp texture and is high in vitamin C and iron and higher in protein than mushrooms. It is a bushy plant and is popular in Papua New Guinea. Add towards the end of cooking so as not to loose its texture and appearance.
  • Tender perennial
  • Height 50cm
  • Green leaves with yellow marking at times and violet-blue flowers
  • Prefers a warm position in full sun / partial shade
  • Thrives in moist well drained soils
  • Overwinter in a greenhouse/conservatory