Lamb's Quarters Magentaspreen Organic
- Chenopodium gigantium. Open pollinated. 40 days.
- A tall, large leafed relative of lamb’s quarters, sometimes called tree spinach.
- Tender, iridescent magenta leaves and stem tips are striking in salads or serve lightly braised.
- Use as cut-and cut again greens when 6-8”.
- Mature plants can reach 6’ and are inclined to self-sow.
Planting Directions: Plant in spring as early as the ground can be worked in rich well-prepared soil in rows about 12” apart. Cover with 1/8th” fine soil pressed down lightly. Thin when plants are 2” high thin so they are 18-24” apart. Keep soil evenly moist until germination occurs in 10-15 days. Keep cropping the plants to about 5’tall. Keep harvesting consistently for tender greens.