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Sub family: Chenopodioideae
Characteristics: Annual 1.8 m
Seeds per packet: 50
Attractive plant for the flower bed with the added advantage of being In the same family as spinach with a similar eating quality. Erect and rapid growth. Colour is intense brilliant crimson purple at the sprout and micro greens stage and remains good as the plant matures.
Prefers light to medium moist well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Tropical: Winter to Spring
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Early-Summer.
Sow: 6cm deep
Sow direct or sow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle.
Germination: 7-10 days
Plant space: 30cm