100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.
11 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Easy to direct sew in garden
What are the cons? None so far
Beautiful color, a little bit of a slow starter I think because of our heat, Even though I am keeping them well watered. I would find information on whether they prefer alkaline or acid soils helpful, does anyone know? Also any information on spacing for these 4 foot plants I hear about? Mine are smaller than that although this is my first time growing them. They taste FABULOUS fresh in a salad with mixed greens. Loved them in a spinach salad with different types of spinach and warm bacon dressing vinegarette!
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27 out of 27 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? beautiful plant, self seeds
What are the cons? self seeds everywhere
Millions of golden seeds on a burgundy plant makes for a wonderful Fall color. We use the leaves of orach for smoothies. I am constantly pulling out small plants in the Spring because it reseeds itself all over (even when I cut off the large seed heads. Great plant to have in the garden.
23 out of 23 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Cold
What are the cons? Dry / Heat.
Grew last season. Saved seed, and try fall sowing in Minnesota. One of the first things to sprout in the garden, tiny seedlings survived 2 snowfalls and plenty of cold. Nearly invasive in it's hardiness, currently growing out of cracks in blacktop of parking lot. Very pretty, can be used for landscaping.
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I have been growing these for about 6 years in the Willamette Valley, OR. I just let them self reseed and have a crop every year. They grow about 3' here. Finches love to eat the young leaves.
26 out of 26 people found the following review helpful:
I wasn't sure we'd have enough heat here in Seattle for this one, but it did well started indoors and transplanted out. The flavor has a nice citrus touch, great for salads! Beautiful plants too!