Magenta spreen, supergreen!
(aka tree spinach, lambs quarters, goosefoot, chenopodium giganteum)
- Grows to 2m tall, 1m wide
- Ridiculously easy, doesn’t need watering once established
- Good looking (also makes facepaint)
- One plant feeds the family all summer. From pretty microgreens to full mega-sized leaves for serious food-producing, magenta spreen is adaptable and delicious.
- Young leaves and tops bedazzle in salads, can be steamed or sautéed. Larger leaves, produced in huge amounts, are great for curry, lasagne or spanakopita
- Rich in vitamins A and C, calcium and iron
- Pest-free and self-seeding.
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