Spinach tree grow and care – shrub of the genus Chenopodium also known as Magenta Spreen, Spinach tree annual plant and used as edible plant but used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2+. Spinach tree leaves
Leaves are edible, color of the leaves green, the young leaves are purple and the texture like velvet, also the stem change the color to purple.
Flower color purple-red inflorescence grow on stalk, the seeds also edible
Don’t be confused with Chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius) that also known as Tree spinach
Spinach tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Spinach tree growing and care:
Sometime need to hold it with stick
What is the best way to start growing? Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Prodenia Spring Planting season: Apids, prodenia Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Summer / Autumn How to prune: Recommend to prune the flowers Size of the plant? 1-2.5 m, 3-8 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Average amount of water / big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer / Autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower Purple small flowers, inflorescence stalk Thinning the bloom: Possible to do that If you eat the leaves and don’t used the seeds Pollination is done by: Bees Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season Spring / Summer / Autumn Cut the stems or just leaves from the base How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Green leaves ,purple when the leaves young, the texture like velvet Uses of Spinach tree leaves: Eaten raw, salad, stir fry, cooked Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Leafy vegetables Salad Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Plant Uses Colored leaves Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Spring Planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9