Garden Orache | Atriplex hortensis

Garden Orache can be prepared in a similar way as spinach. It can be grown on all types of soil. In order to harvest young leaves continuously you should sow frequently. If you would allow the plants to keep growing, than we recommend to only eat the leaves (the stems become to fibrous). It forms a loose crop of rather high standing fresh green leaves.

Garden Orache | Atriplex hortensis

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Garden Orache | Atriplex hortensis

Crop information

Sowing in open ground March, April, May, June, July
Harvest in open ground April, May, June, July, August
Indirect seeding necessary? No
Plant density in the row 5 cm
Plant density between rows 30 cm
Days to maturity 30-60
Plant height 20-100 cm
Best location Sunny - semi sunny