Atriplex 'Hortensis Fire Red Mountain Spinach' Seeds

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 Atriplex 'Hortensis Fire Red' 30+ Seeds.

A standout in any salad, Atriplex 'Hortensis Fire Red' commonly known as 'Mountain Spinach' produces dramatic red salad leaves. An ancient vegetable which has been grown as a substitute for spinach, due to its similar flavour. Harvest the entire plant when it is 30cm high or pick leaves as required. Very tolerant of dry and poor soil conditions. The seeds are also edible and are eaten ground or while in bread recipes.

A very easy, must have herb to grow!

Seed Starting Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 2mm
Growing Season Spring or after the last frost
Germination Time 7-14 days at around 18-23c
Hardiness Hardy annual
Plant Spacing  50cm
Plant Height 100cm
Planting Position Partial or full sun, moist well soil
Days Until Maturity  Around 50 days
Growing tips

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