Ipomoea aquatica, Water Spinach, Ong Choi or Water Convolvulus, Also Water Morning Glory - A semiaquatic, tropical perennial (Treated as an annual), Asian vegetable is grown for its tender green shoots and elongated, heart-shaped leaves. Best when added to stir-fries towards the end of cooking. Can also be chopped finely and added to soups. Young shoots can be eaten raw or can be treated as Spinach. Takes as little as 5 weeks until the first harvest. Best grown in Pots to stay wet but not submerged at all times, do not let the roots dry out, Lovely white and purple flowers through the summer., Seed Count Approx - 25 to 30 avg SOWING - Sow seed 15mm deep spaced about 30cm apart in Spring and into Summer. Soak seeds in lukewarm water overnight to aid germination. requires regular moisture and will not grow well if roots are allowed to dry out (keep moist). Picking at about 5 weeks.