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Mary's Heirloom Seeds

Orach, Purple

Orach, Purple

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45 days. Atriplex hortensis

Also known as Mountain spinach, French spinach, Giant Lambs quarters. Touted as a warm-season alternative to spinach, orach is actually a cool-season plant that just doesn't go to seed (bolt) as quickly as spinach. Harvest leaves that are less-bitter than spinach into the summer. Purple varieties in particular make good ornamental plants, though can reach 4 to 6 feet tall.

Reseeds easily.

Contains approx 100 heirloom seeds

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