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Mountain Spinach

Red Orach (Mountain Spinach) Seeds

(Atriplex hortensis)

Ornamental warm season annual edible plant, stems and leaves vibrant crimson. An eye-catching waist-high garden feature. Comes from the same family as spinach, and is native to Europe and Asia. Young tender leaves are a luminous ruby red and can be used in salads and young leafy mixes or for microgreens. Good late summer pollen source for beneficial insects. Tall flower spikes that can be used in fresh or dried flower arranging. Heat and wind tolerant and slow to bolt.

Seed count: 350/g.

Available options:

Eden Seeds
Packet (100 seeds) $3.90
5g $6.00
50g $48.00

General information:

Mountain Spinach

Atriplex hortensis

Summer annual, use of leaves as a colourful salad ingredient or like silverbeet and spinach. Tall, long lived and hardy plant to 1m, but start using from 15cm, tolerates saline soils. Originally from the mountains of the Middle East. Sow spring, summer and autumn. 40 days.

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restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Mountain Spinach seed count is 350/g. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.






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