Strawberry Spinach growing herbaceous of the genus Blitum, also known as Blitum capitatum, Strawberry Spinach annual plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in temperate, cold mediterranean or cold subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10
Leaves edible the leaves shape hastate to linear the edges from entire-serrate, color is light green.
Flower color green and small 1-2 mm, the flowers grow on stem.
Strawberry Spinach fruits
Fruit edible assembled from small cells that put together a round shape (circle / oval). The color is purple, red, orange, and a little bit red, the taste can be mild
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Requirements for Strawberry Spinach growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Leaves contain Oxalate, can be invasive
Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Old and dead leaves
Size of the plant:
15-50 cm, 6-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
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:
Flower color green and small 1-2 mm, the flowers grow on stem
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Spring – summer
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Strawberry Spinach fruits?
Eat raw, jams, juice
Work requirements on the fruit:
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Leaves harvesting season
Autumn-summer – frost free area / Spring-summer – temperate climate
How to harvest the leaves?
In the base of the leaf
Information about leaves:
Leaves shape hastate to linear the edges from entire-serrate, color is light green.
Uses of Strawberry Spinach leaves:
Eat raw, salad, stir fry