Atriplex hortensis

Atriplex

R60.00

Atriplex, also known as garden Orach, provides wonderful texture and color and are excellent fillers for bouquets. The leaves are edible and were popular before spinach was cultivated.

 

50 seeds per packet.

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Flower type:Filler
Life cycle:Heat-loving Annual
Climate:Thrives in warm temperatures.
Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in September to January. Alternatively sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks.
Germination guide:Seeds will germinate in 7-14 days @ 20C. Cover lightly with thin layer of soil. Keep moist until germination.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:23 cm
Pinch:Yes, when 25 cm high
Flowering time:70-100 days after sowing from September
Final height:100-150 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide support in areas with strong winds.


Harvesting Tips:

Cut stems when the seed pods have matured. Plant leaves are edible and can be harvested at any stage.

Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!