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"New Zealand" Spinach.

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New Zealand spinach is not really a spinach at all, but when it's cooked, the two are virtually indistinguishable. See for yourself and include New Zealand spinach in a delicious vegetable recipe. New Zealand spinach is an annual with weak, spreading stems 2 to 4 feet long that are covered with dark green leaves 2 to 4 inches long. The leaves are smaller and fuzzier than those of regular spinach.

Common Name: New Zealand Spinach

Scientific Name: Tetragonia tetragonioides

Hardiness: Hardy (may survive first frost)New Zealand is not a true spinach, but can be used in just the same way, and is more resistant than regular spinach to bolting during the summer months! Long after true spinach has faded, you will still be harvesting this variety which thrives in hot weather! Plants are large and hardy, and leaves are small and fleshy. High in vitamin content! 70 days to maturity. This plant has average water needs. Water regularly, but do not over water. May be somewhat invasive. New Zealand is not a true spinach, but can be used in just the same way, and is more resistant than regular spinach to bolting during the summer months! Long after true spinach has faded, you will still be harvesting this variety which thrives in hot weather! Plants are large and hardy, and leaves are small and fleshy. High in vitamin content! 70 days to maturity. This plant has average water needs. Water regularly, but do not over water. May be somewhat invasive.  

 New Zealand is not a true spinach, but can be used in just the same way, and is more resistant than regular spinach to bolting during the summer months! Long after true spinach has faded, you will still be harvesting this variety which thrives in hot weather! Plants are large and hardy, and leaves are small and fleshy. High in vitamin content! 70 days to maturity. This plant has average water needs. Water regularly, but do not over water. May be somewhat invasive. 

50 seeds