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A giant relative of Lambsquaters grown for its glowing magenta young leaf tips. Easy to grow in heat or cold, where it can be harvested at 8 inches in 30 days or left to continue upward to 8 feet. With a taste similar to spinach each tip is magenta coated with powdery iridescence. Spectacular in a salad mix or use any way you would many greens, steamed. Cultivated in the other parts of the world and first introduced here in the early 1980’s. It will self seed if left to grow.
Germination: 4-14 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF.
Seed Sowing Depth: 1/4" deep
Sowing Outdoors: After last frost. Sow heavy seeded rows, 30-50 seeds per foot. Sow every 2-3 weeks for a continuous harvest.
Harvest: Start harvesting young leaves tips when the plant reaches 6-8"
Tips: Plant in average to fertile soil
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At this point the seeds have germinated and are growing in a garden tower on my deck. Only time will. I was pleased to be able to find the lambsquarter seeds