Vegetables Greens Specialty Greens Ruby Red Orach

Ruby Red Orach

Organic Specialty Green Seed

Product ID: 3999G

Deep crimson-purple orach.

Leaves are deep purple and have a spinach-like flavor. NOTE: Expect a small percentage of all-green plants. Organically grown. Avg. 7,200 seeds/oz. Packet: 175 seeds.




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CULTURE: Orach does well in any well-drained garden soil. Tolerant of both hot and cold weather, it is best planted early spring through midsummer. Sow seeds 1-2" apart, covering 1/4", in rows spaced 18-30" apart. Thin to 6-10" apart.

Prevent disease with crop rotation and sanitation.

Pick leaves when plants reach 1' tall, or more. The plants will continue to produce young, edible leaves.

SEEDS/OZ.: 7,200 seeds.

175 seeds, sows 20'.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Atriplex hortensis
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
40 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Heat Tolerant Heat Tolerant
Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies
Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

Supplies that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.
Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies Salad Mix Component Heat Tolerant