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Purple orach (OG)

Atriplex hortensis
HOW TO GROW ORACH

Rake in level seed bed. Germinates at relatively low temps, volunteer plants are 3-5” tall by last first here in Southern Oregon, zone 7b. Or, direct sow after last frost. Sow spring and mid summer for second harvest of tender leaves. Keep moist to ensure germination. Easy to grow from seed and to save seed. Soil pH 5.6-7.8. Hardiness zones 11.

Usual seed life: 6 years.

Planting Depth 1/4”
Soil Temp. Germ. 50-75˚F
Days to Germ. 7-20
Plant Spacing 12”
Row Spacing 8-12”
Days To Maturity 45–60
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained
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Purple-green leafed orach. Leaf color may grow out with variation. Eat like lettuce but does not get bitter when it bolts, you can eat harvest planting all summer long, a farm favorite. Harvest from the bottom up. In the spinach family, three times the vitamin C of spinach. Easy to save seed, colors outbreed or cros...
Purple-green leafed orach. Leaf color may grow out with variation. Eat like lettuce but does not get bitter when it bolts, you can eat harvest planting all summer long, a farm favorite. Harvest from the bottom up. In the spinach family, three times the vitamin C of spinach. Easy to save seed, colors outbreed or cross, beautiful ornamental. Ideal for greenhouse winter greens. Also known as Garden Orach, Marsh Orach, Mountain Spinach and French Spinach. Tags: Color: Purple, Heritage: Heirloom, Certification: Organic.
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Purple orach (OG)

Atriplex hortensis
Purple-green leafed orach. Leaf color may grow out with variation. Eat like lettuce but does not get bitter when it bolts, you can eat harvest planting all summer long, a farm favorite. Harvest from the bottom up. In the spinach family, three times the vitamin ...
Purple-green leafed orach. Leaf color may grow out with variation. Eat like lettuce but does not get bitter when it bolts, you can eat harvest planting all summer long, a farm favorite. Harvest from the bottom up. In the spinach family, three times the vitamin C of spinach. Easy to save seed, colors outbreed or cross, beautiful ornamental. Ideal for greenhouse winter greens. Also known as Garden Orach, Marsh Orach, Mountain Spinach and French Spinach. Tags: Color: Purple, Heritage: Heirloom, Certification: Organic.
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HOW TO GROW ORACH

Rake in level seed bed. Germinates at relatively low temps, volunteer plants are 3-5” tall by last first here in Southern Oregon, zone 7b. Or, direct sow after last frost. Sow spring and mid summer for second harvest of tender leaves. Keep moist to ensure germination. Easy to grow from seed and to save seed. Soil pH 5.6-7.8. Hardiness zones 11.

Usual seed life: 6 years.

Planting Depth 1/4”
Soil Temp. Germ. 50-75˚F
Days to Germ. 7-20
Plant Spacing 12”
Row Spacing 8-12”
Days To Maturity 45–60
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

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