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Organic Orach, Red
(1 oz)

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5298

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$19.99/Oz

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Description

Orach - Red - Atriplex hortensis

Hardy Annual Red Orach is also called Mountain Spinach. The magenta-red leaves will not change color when cooked. Use this nutritious green in salads (small, raw leaves) or take the larger leaves and cook them. The flavor is a nuttier version of spinach. Orach grows well in warm weather when spinach bolts.

Did You Know? Drop a leaf in a pot of cooking rice to make the rice a rosy color.

Soil and Water: Orach wants moderately fertile soil with added organic matter. Provide moderate water.

Planting and Growing: These greens prefer cooler weather, but tolerate warm temperatures. Start seeds indoors 3 weeks before the last frost and continue planting every 2 weeks until midsummer.

Harvesting and Storage: Begin harvesting when leaves are 1" long. Steam larger 3"-4" long leaves. Harvest a few leaves at a time from the whole plant. Mature leaves are popular for floral arrangements.

Soil Temperature: 50-65°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 6-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 3'-6'
Days to Maturity: 30-40 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 2"-6"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Sales Unit Oz Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Planting Time Spring, Fall Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 55-65°F Sun Requirements Partial Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Sales Unit Oz
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 55-65°F
Sun Requirements Partial Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil and Water: Orach wants moderately fertile soil with added organic matter. Provide moderate water.

Planting and Growing: These greens prefer cooler weather, but tolerate warm temperatures. Start seeds indoors 3 weeks before the last frost and continue planting every 2 weeks until midsummer.

Harvesting and Storage: Begin harvesting when leaves are 1" long. Steam larger 3"-4" long leaves. Harvest a few leaves at a time from the whole plant. Mature leaves are popular for floral arrangements.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 4"W x 2"H

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