(Atriplex hortensis)The deepest, darkest red of all the orach varieties available, a lively addition to any salad. Picked young it is tender, and many growers use it in their mesclun mixes. Slightly spicy upright growing plant holds its flavor even as the plants mature in summer heat; leaves may be eaten even as plants go to seed. Pkt (0.5 g, 60 seeds).
Culture: Direct seed at 2 in. spacing after frost for summer and fall harvest. Thin to 9 in., harvesting thinnings.