Chenopodium giganteum, Tree Spinach
Tree spinach has eye-catching bright magenta leaves with almost sparkly growing tips.
These plants can grow up to 2m tall, hence the name tree spinach.
The vigorous plants can be harvested as a cut and come again leaf vegetable from 25 cm. tall. The leaves are tastiest when they are young. They can be used fresh in salads. Larger leaves can be harvested and used like spinach.
Easy to grow, adds columns of height and colour to the veg garden.
Seeds per pkt. (approx.): 200 seeds.