60 Days to maturity. Corchorus olitorius. Egyptian Spinach Molokhia Seeds. Warm-season annual heirloom. Egyptian Spinach Molokhia, also called jute leaf, is not a true spinach. It is grown for the leaves used as dark greens and for plant stalks to make yarn, sacking, and other textiles. Molokhia is traditionally served throughout the Middle East as a staple food. This delicious green loves high temperatures! It originates in the tropics and really can't get enough heat. In cooler climates, it does very well in hoop houses or greenhouses, even in the summer. Approx 14,800 seeds / oz.