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Spinach (Malabar) Seeds - Red
£2.49
Spinach (Malabar) Seeds - Red

Spinach (Malabar) Seeds - Red

An extraordinary climbing/trailing plant with attractive red tinged stems and foliage. Use the leaves fresh in salads - they have a succulent, crisp taste with hints of citrus and pepper - or cook them like traditional spinach. Ideal for patio container or garden as they only use a small footprint on ground, yet produce lots vertically. Compact habit.

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Sowing Time Late March-May Flower / Fruit from July-September
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An extraordinary climbing/trailing plant with attractive red tinged stems and foliage. Use the leaves fresh in salads - they have a succulent, crisp taste with hints of citrus and pepper - or cook them like traditional spinach. Ideal for patio container or garden as they only use a small footprint on ground, yet produce lots vertically. Compact habit.

Colour:Green

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Edible Flower:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Beds & Borders:True

Climbers:False

F1 Variety:False

Aquatic:False

Shrub:False

Basella rubra - strictly not a spinach at all, but loosely related and tastes like spinach when cooked. Sow late March-May. Harvest July-September.

 

Ideal for beds and borders. HEALTH BENEFITS: High in beta-carotene, and lutein, (can protect against age-related eye diseases), and dietary fibre. High in vitamins A & C. CULINARY TIPS: Eat raw or lightly steamed (cooking can remove antioxidant properties).

All Dobies products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.

 
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