ATRIPLEX hortensis var. rubra

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ATRIPLEX hortensis var. rubra

Red leaved Garden Orache
Select Item No. AO265


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: Annual
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Origin: Europe, garden plant.
Special Features: Reddish flower spikes.
Historical: One of the oldest plants of the cottage garden. Use as ornamental and dye plant, salad and vegetables.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: reddish
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z10
Foliage: purplish-red, heart shaped
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / medicinal plant / culinary herb
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.63158 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 4 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 - early summer
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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