Productive filler shimmers in arrangements.
12-24", wine-red 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. Ht. 60-72". Avg. 12,800 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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