New Zealand Everlasting Spinach

New Zealand Everlasting Spinach

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    Tetragonia tetragonioides Open pollinated. Heirloom. 
    • 70 days. 
    • New Zealand Everlasting Spinach requires up to 28 days to germination.
    • Plants grow 3 to 4 ft tall. Best harvested when tender at 12".
    • Although not a true spinach, it is quite similar in flavor.
    • Heat resistant plants produce fleshy, crisp, green leaves.
    • Young stem tips can be picked repeatedly.

     

    Planting Directions:  Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed and soil temperatures have reached 50°-65°, can be planted successively every one to two weeks until weather warms. Start seed indoors 4 weeks prior to last frost and transplant when soil temperature has warmed to 50° to 70°. Sow seed ½” deep, thin plants to stand 2-4” apart.  Plant in well prepared soil that has some organic matter. Amend soil with rich compost or general garden fertilizer.