Golden Silk Orach Seed

Golden Silk Orach Seed

Latin Name: Atriplex hortensis

Product ID#: RO9480-8593

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Cut & Come Again
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Grows Well in Containers
Additional Characteristics Best Suited for Spring & Fall Crop, Start Early for Transplants, Cold Tolerant, Easy to Grow, Early Harvest, Slow to Bolt, Harvest as Baby Vegetables
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, English Cottage, Kitchen Culinary, Victorian
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Heirloom, Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 50 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Half Hardy
Plant Height 21 - 30 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Uses Bouquet Filler Greens, Culinary Herbs, Edible
Shape Filler Greens, Spike, Leaf
  • 1 packet

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Golden Silk Orach is an old time heirloom, also known as mountain spinach. It is well regarded for its bright golden leaves as a colorful addition to garden salads. Growing 20" to 24" inches tall, this is a great compact plant perfect for the home garden or edible landscape planting. Sometimes referred to as French Spinach, this variety sets slightly ribbed triangle leaves that thin and slightly acid to the taste. Best suited for spring and fall crops, Orach prefers a cool season growing habit. 50 days. Packet 100 seeds.

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