5 great survival plants

Here are 5 examples of some great survival plants which should be fairly easy to obtain. Click on the photo or link for more information about growing and eating the plant.

Although these 5 plants are probably best suited to tropical/ subtropical climates, our members area includes 28 different survival plants for temperate zone planting.

My eBook and membership site currently has over 40 plants described like you’ll read here.

Malabar spinach (Basella alba) a hardy perennial survival plant grown for it's tasty and nutritious leaves & shoots

Malabar spinach

Malabar spinach 

… for it’s hardiness and abundance of nutritious greens.

Kang kong (Ipomoea aquatica) also known as water spinach is grown for it's tasty and nutritious leaves and stems.

Kang kong

Kang Kong 

… for it’s hardiness & abundant supply of leaves, stems and shoots.

Garlic chives (Allium tuberosum) one of top 5 survival plants.
Garlic chives
Garlic chives 

… for it’s hardiness, flavour, and nutrition.

Growing and eating information for Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) - one of my top 5 survival plants for it's growing shoots & large tubers.

Sweet potato

Sweet potato  

… for it’s nutrition, and supply of greens & tubers.

Growing and eating information for Taro (Colocasia esculenta) - one of my top 5 survival plants for it's edible leaves, stems & tubers.

Taro

Taro  

… for it’s hardiness & supply of leaves stems and tubers.

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