New Zealand spinach growing herbaceous of the genus Tetragonia and also known as Tetragonia tetragonioides, New Zealand spinach perennial evergreen in cold climate grow as annual plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone: 6+ (as perennial) 2+ (as annual).
New Zealand spinach leaves
Leaves edible fleshy in deltoid shape the color green leaves,
Flower color yellow, the size 1-2 mm that grows on the branch
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Requirements for New Zealand spinach growing and care:
Moist, nitrogen, mulch, sandy soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to do
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Recommend to restrict the root in close area
Size of the plant?
20-50 cm (8-20 inches), but mostly grow as ground cover and can go wide as long as you’ll let it
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Small yellow flowers that grow on the branch
Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to thinning the blossom
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season:
All year, in cold climate spring – summer
How to harvest the leaves?
Recommend to use the young leaves, can be cut with the branches
Information about leaves:
Fleshy deltoid shape, green leaves
Uses of New Zealand spinach leaves:
Cooked, stir fry