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Orach, Purple Mountain Spinach

  • $4.00


Atriplex hortensis

Striking purple leaves make an excellent addition to salads! Eat raw or cooked.

A great plant for permaculture gardens where it can naturalize and you can pick what you like! Yummy leaves for raw eating or cooked. Young, magenta-purple seed stalks make a striking cut flower. 3-6’ tall at seeding stage. Open-pollinated.

Seeds grown by City Gardens in Garden City, Idaho.

150 seeds.

Directions: Direct seed in early spring through fall. 28 days for baby, 45 for full size.

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This orach seed contains chaff. Before purchasing, please see photo. These seeds must be seeded by hand, and will not work with a seeder. If you need seeds without chaff, we recommend purchasing purple orach from Grand Prismatic Seed.