Strawberry Spinach

Chenopodium foliosum Open Pollinated

  • Annual to 50cm
  • Native to Europe
  • Edible leaves & berries
  • NOT TO WA

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds
$1.50

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Description

'Strawberry Spinach' seeds

Chenopodium foliosum

Synonyms: Blitum virgatum

NOT TO WA

  • Annual to 50cm
  • Native to Europe
  • Edible leaves & berries

Annual to 50cm. Produces long branches of green toothed leaves and red strawberry like fruits. Sweet fruit can be eaten raw or cooked and is often used in salads or preserves. Leaves & shoots can be eaten raw or cooked like spinach. Fast growing unusual herb, does well in pots or even as an ornamental plant. Also known as "Strawberry Goosefoot", "Leafy Goosefoot" or "Strawberry Blite".

Seeds per gram: 1250
Product code: D8-16

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 3mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 7-14 days @ 18-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half hardy Annual
Plant Spacing 100cm
Plant Height 50cm
Position Full or part sun, well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 50 days

How To Grow

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Ratings & Reviews

Strawberry SpinachStrawberry SpinachStrawberry Spi

The leaves are nice and taste like English Spinach, also seem to be a bit more heat tolerant than regular spinach The berries are somewhat bland, especially when they are not fully ripe, with a lot of small seed inside.
Ka-Kui C 19 January 2022