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ATRIPLEX Ruby Red

Atriplex hortensis

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Amaranthaceae

Sub family: Chenopodioideae

Characteristics: Annual 1 m

Seeds per packet: Approx 30

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This greatly improved red Orach is a brilliant crimson. Colour is intense at the sprout and micro greens stage and remains good as the plant matures. Arrowhead shaped leaves will brighten any salad or micro greens mix. In the same family as spinach with a similar eating quality.

Heat and wind tolerant.

Prefers light to medium moist well-drained soil in a sunny position.

Prefers light to medium moist well-drained soil in a sunny position.

TropicalWinter 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

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