Growing water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica), also known as kangkong or morning glory, in plastic bottles is a creative and space-efficient way to cultivate this leafy vegetable. Here’s a simple guide on how to grow water spinach from seeds using plastic bottles:
Recycled plastic bottles with lids. Cut the bottles in half, creating a container and a lid.
Water Spinach Seeds:
Purchase water spinach seeds from a reputable source.
Use a well-draining potting mix suitable for vegetables.
Scissors or Knife:
To cut the plastic bottles.
Watering Can or Spray Bottle:
For watering the plants.
Place the plastic bottle containers in a sunny spot where the water spinach can receive at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily.