In Salzmarschen und entlang der Küsten Neuseelands heimisch, wurde der Neuseeländer bereits von den Maori für seine gesunden Eigenschaften zu schätzen. Die ideale Grünquelle im Sommer, wenn Spinat nicht angebaut werden kann.

New Zealand spinach

stone plants Tetragonia expansa

New Zealand spinach New zealand spinach

This spinach-like leafy green give strong and vigorous growth. It is great for a self-sufficiency garden of leafy greens. That being said, you will soon go from sufficiency to surplus with this high-yielding variety. Height reaches up to 30 cm.

Sow in April into pots. Germination takes up to six weeks. For faster germination, soak seeds for 24 hours in cold water. Transplant young plants at a distance of 1 meter on all sides. It works great intercropped when young and ideally pairs with tomatoes. It loves nutrient-rich soil. The plants spread vigorously so you can harvest shoot tips continuously.

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Sowing quantity 40 g/Are

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