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Wild Spinach AKA Lamb's Quarters Seeds (Certified Organic)

Edible soft leaves that can be eaten raw or cooked like spinach. Great for salads or juicing!

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Edible soft leaves that can be eaten raw or cooked like spinach. If eaten raw, consumed in moderation due to its higher levels of oxalic acid. When plants are 6–8” tall, the top 3” of stem and leaves are edible. High in protein, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin A, and calcium. Invasive but edible weed in many agricultural crops. Native Americans used to gather the seeds to grind into flour. Also known as Wild Spinach, white Goosefoot, and Fat Hen.

Michigan Seeds and Plants grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Chenopodium album
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 2 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Just Cover; barely cover with soil
When to Sow Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past, Outdoors in early spring, a month before the last spring frost
Growing Height 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Seed is poisonous if ingested
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic), 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline), 7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline), 8.6 to 9.0 (strongly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 50-60
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 100