Orach- Fire Red

Atriplex hortensis Packet

Standard seed packet, 75 seeds

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  • Also known as "Mountain Spinach"
  • Heat tolerant
  • Stunning leaf colour

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'Orach- Fire Red' seeds

Atriplex hortensis

  • Also known as "Mountain Spinach"
  • Heat tolerant
  • Stunning leaf colour

Ancient leaf vegetable grown as a substitute to spinach due to its similar flavour. Leaves are dark purple/red and can be eaten fresh or cooked like spinach. Great for stir-fry. Harvest the whole plant when 30cm high or harvest leaves as required. Heat tolerant and slow to bolt during warm periods. Tolerant of poor soil conditions. Great addition to fresh salads. Seeds are also edible, either ground and mixed with flour or added to breads or cereals.  Also known as "Mountain Spinach" & "French Spinach".

Seeds per gram: 430
Product code: G5-02

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 2mm
Season Spring after frost
Germination 7-14 days @ 20-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Row Spacing 50cm
Plant Spacing 40cm
Plant Height 100cm
Position Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 50 days

*Notes: Pinch out flower buds to encourage new leaves.


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