The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 5: Gardens in Asia, America, Africa, Australia

Chinese vegetables

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799. Edible leaves:-beet, cabbage, two or three sorts, lettuces, endive, spinach, tea, olive, O'lea fragrans, and Amarantus. The last plant is used as spinach, and the leaves of the O'lea fragrans like those of tea.