CHENOPODIUM bonus-henricus

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CHENOPODIUM bonus-henricus

Lincolnshire Spinach, Good King Henry
Select Item No. CO390

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006 - pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Origin: Europe: waste areas, roadsides.
 
Basic Colour: (green)
Flower Colour: greenish
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: simple, sagittate, glabrous, large, spinach-like
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.22222 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
450
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
early spring - late summer
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: High (200-250 ppm)
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