Strawberry Spinach grow and care – 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
Strawberry Spinach for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Strawberry Spinach growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Leaves contain Oxalate, can be invasive Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All season 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 Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring-summer Bloom season: General information about the flower: Flower color green and small 1-2 mm, the flowers grow on stem Pollination is done by: Bees, flies Edible fruits Fruit harvest season: Spring – summer Fruits pests or diseases: Birds What can be done with big quantities of Strawberry Spinach fruits? Eat raw, jams, juice Work requirements on the fruit: Nothing special 3-6 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season Autumn-summer – frost free area / Spring-summer – temperate climate In the base of the leaf How to harvest the leaves? 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 Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Edible Fruit Edible leaves 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 Winter harvest Ornamental parts Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9