Pack contains 10 seeds.
A native to Australia and New Zealand where it is known as Native Spinach, Warrigal Greens and New Zealand spinach. The stems are trailing and branching with succulent fleshy edible green leaves and small yellow daisy like flowers.
This spinach is valued because of its high vitamin A, vitamin B2 and vitamin C content.
Pick leaves off the stem. Blanch Warrigal greens for 3 minutes and drain the liquid before consuming the cooked greens to get rid of the oxalates which are naturally occurring in leafy greens (similar to rhubarb and regular spinach).
Prefers a poor sandy soil in a protected shaded position. Drought resistant but frost tender. Self seeds.
1.SOAK SEEDS OVERNIGHT IN WARM WATER.
2.SOW SEED ON A POROUS SEED RAISING MIX AND COVER TO THE DEPTH OF THE SEED WIDTH.
3.PLACE IN A WARM SHADED OR SEMI SHADED POSITION TO AVOID DYING OUT.
4.THE GROWING MEDIUM SHOULD BE WELL DRAINING BUT SHOULD REMAIN DAMP BETWEEN WATERING.
5.KEEP MOIST BUT NOT TOO WET AS THE SEED MAY ROT. DO NOT LET THE GROWING MIX COMPLETELY DRY OUT. 6.GERMINATION SHOULD OCCUR IN 14-28 DAYS DEPENDING ON THE TEMPERATURE AND CONDITIONS.
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