Organic, productive filler shimmers in arrangements.
12-24", plum-wine plumes on long, strong stems feature small, paper-thin seed pods. Easy-to-grow plants provide an interesting, textural element to design work. Earthy red combines easily with other colors in bouquets. Foliage is edible. Also known as orach and orache. Organically grown. Ht. 60-72". Avg. 7,100 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 68-72°F (20-22°C)
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) – After last frost. Transplant – Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT HEIGHT: 60-72".
PLANT SPACING: 10-12".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Harvest fresh stems or when seed pods have matured. Hang to dry.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Atriplex hortensis
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