Lambs Quarters Magenta Spreen
GENUS: Chenopodium SPECIES: giganteum
Heritage Status: Overseas
Number of Seeds: 200
Description: A stunning looking version of the wild Lamb’s Quarters. This one has brilliant florescent magenta colouring on all new growth. Lamb’s Quarters contain the highest vegetable levels of beta carotene, the precursor to Vitamin A. Continually pick tips for long picking season. Excellent cooked like spinach.
Planting Instructions: Sowing: Plant in trays in Spring and cover lightly, prick out to 2.5cm spacing and transplant when 5-10cm high to 30 cm diagonal spacing. Self seeds easily.
Or as carbon crop: Scatter sow seeds over a prepared area of soil, keep moist for best germination. Mature plants can grow into 1.5m tall bushes.