Tree Spinach

Chenopodium giganteum Open Pollinated

  • Edible leaves & seeds
  • Attractive foliage

Standard seed packet, 100 seeds

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'Tree Spinach' seeds

Chenopodium giganteum

  • Edible leaves & seeds
  • Attractive foliage

Multi-branched shrub with fine hairy leaves which start out magenta and mature to green. Leaves can be harvested and eaten cooked like spinach/silverbeet. Seeds can be cooked like quinoa and eaten or can be dried and ground into flour or used for making bread. Often grown as an ornamental. Tolerant of poor soil conditions

Seeds per gram: 600
Product code: F5-06

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 21-30 days @ 15-20°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Row Spacing 180cm
Plant Spacing 80cm
Plant Height 240cm
Position Part of full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 45 days

*Notes: Pinch out tips to encourage bushy growth. Can become weedy if left to go to seed.


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We do not deliver overseas.

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Order contains: Delivery options: Delivery cost per order
Small seed packets ONLY - Economy Delivery $3.00 or FREE on orders over $25 $5
Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

Capped rate of $8.99

Express Delivery

Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


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