Superfood Atriplex Hortensis

Atriplex hortensis

Also known as French Spinach,this fast growing annual is a more heat tolerant alternative to spinach, and contains calcium, potassium and antioxidants. Atriplex has a salty, spinach taste and is suitable for use in raw salads or as a steamed vegetable.

  • Growing Tip: Plant 0.5-1m apart. Pinch off flower buds to encourage branching and leaf production.
  • Position: Full sun
  • Height / Spacing: 1.8m
  • Lifespan: Annual
  • Planting Guide: Thrives in fertile, free-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the growing season.
  • Harvest: Pick your young leaves as required.
  • Range:

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