Description. Dark purple-red leafed orach. 7,200 seeds/oz. There are no exceptions to this policy. If you let it go to seed it makes an amazing display with its red flowerheads, though it is better picked for eating at a younger stage. Contact Chiltern Seeds. Grows on any soil but goes to seed readily in dry conditions. Red orache or mountain spinach is an erect colourful annual with purple leaves. Red Orach Seeds ₦ 1,800.00 (Atriplex hortensis) Beautiful and tasty addition to salads or cooked. Sow thinly, cover lightly with compost. Use this nutritious green in salads (small, raw leaves) or take the larger leaves and cook them. Each orach seed was encased in a papery membrane. Gently tap the orach seeds into the soil. Beware, it is an enthusiastic self-seeder. : 1780B. The plant is propagated by seeds and as it grows very rapidly, it can be sowed twice during the summer to ensure an ample supply of young leaves. Related to Lambs Quarters. Once the tiny seedlings appeared, they grew fast, going through different phases. This is a dry orach seed stalk that I collected. Spinach seed is readily available and it’s a lot cheaper. Sign up now and feel safe knowing Webbs will treat your information with the utmost care and will never sell it to anyone. VAT No. Whiteorache, which is the most commonly grown, is usually a greenish-yellow plant.Red mountain spinach is … The dark red broad arrow-shaped leaves are most decorative. You can view your recently viewed items here. Orach (Atriplex Hortensis Red Plume) - Grow Orach seeds and grow some beautiful herb plants for an edible landscape. Orach is in the spinach family, and contains three times the vitamin C of spinach. The seeds can be sown in early spring and the plant is harvested while it's still young, preferably in April. RED ORACH quantity. Thin to 15cm apart. Sow seeds ¼ to ½ inch deep spaced 2 inches apart in rows a foot to 18 inches apart. Red orach should be planted in partial shade as the leaves can become scorched in full sun. Temperature 15-20°C. Each seed packet contains approximately 30 untreated Red Orach seeds. To join our mailing list and be kept up to date with all of our latest news and special offers, please enter your details below. Soil Acidity: Alkaline, Neutral, Acid. Organic Microgreen Seed. Used to add colour to salads or cooked. The most commonly grown orach is red-leaved variety, called red orach ( A. hortensis rubra ). A spinach variety grown in warmer weather. Wonderfully situated in Wychbold near Droitwich, West Hagley near Stourbridge and also in Cheltenham, Webbs is a family business committed to providing the very best for your garden and home. It was once widely grown in Mediterranean countries before the arrival of spinach. Sometimes called French spinach, the plants look attractive in the garden. 50 days. Attractive reddish-purple leaves, growing to 120cm in height. Synonym: Atriplex hortensis. Matures in 45 days. Even just a star rating allows us to better evaluate which products our customers like and want to see offered within our range. Moisture: Well-drained Sow thinly in rows 30cm apart, cover lightly with fine soil. Orach, Ruby RedOrganic Microgreen Seed. ( SaladGreen02756 ) SKU. Add to basket. Our Spring catalogue will be mailed from January 2021- Requests received in the meantime will be held until then. 200 Seeds $3.25. My Red Orach Experiment: Seeds were sowed in May, outdoors but because of the cooler weather, it took just over 2 weeks to sprout. Lifecycle: Perennial. Lofty, purple-red leaves and stems. Avg. Our aim is to create newsletters that will inspire and delight you, however you are able to unsubscribe at any time. Hardy annual. You can go for either a purple variety (such as Magenta Magic or Fire Red) or a green leaf variety. Seed Catalogue No. 7,200 seeds/oz. Intensely red, use for cooking or pick baby leaves for salads Next, fill a tray or another shallow container with one inch of sterilized, fine-textured potting soil. The young leaves look and taste good in salads, while the mature ones can be steamed as for spinach. Out of only 4 beds, 40 inches wide and two hundred feet long, I got four garbage cans of seed. Telephone: +44 (0)1491 824675 Email: [email protected] Office open: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. Use the young, tender leaves in salads or steam like spinach, It grows quickly early in the year, supplying you with early leaves from the vegetable patch. With germination temps of between 50-65 degrees F. (10 to 18 C.), seeds should sprout within 7-14 days. It makes a lovely border plant, plus it is a tasty addition to the salad bowl. GB 390 5718 35, Your privacy is important to us. ORGANIC SEED Atriplex hortensis. The flowers and seed capsules are also red or purple. Photo by Daveeza (CC BY-SA 2.0).. Scientific Name: Atriplex hortensis Common Names: Purple Orach, Mountain Spinach, Red Orach, Garden Orache, French Spinach, Orache, Arrach, Arroche, Butter Leaves Family: Amaranthaceae (Spinach, Beet & Amaranth) Etymology. The plant produces the largest and juiciest leaves when planted in moist and nutritious soil. Orach is grown much like spinach in USDA zones 4-8. Common Name: Red Orach, Red Mountain Spinach; Position: Full sun; Soil: Well-drained soil; Hardiness: Hardy; Habit: Hardy annual; Height: 100cm; Use tender young leaves for colourful salads or cook mature leaves like spinach. Orach, Ruby Red. Ruby Red Orach. green-orach Green orach Atriplex hortensis## HOW TO GROW ORACH Rake in level seed bed. Product ID: 3999G. Webbs take your data protection seriously. Lines are currently open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday. Origin. Leaves are deep purple and have a spinach-like flavor. Ancient leaf vegetable grown as a substitute to spinach due to its similar flavour. 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