Also known as poor-man's asparagus, perennial goosefoot, lincolnshire spinach, Markery, English mercury, or mercury goosefoot.
|Habit/Size||1 ft. height, 1 ft. width|
|Germination||variable temp stratification helps germination|
|Requirements||full sun to partial shade|
|Harvest||leaves (raw or cooked), young shoots (peeled and cooked), flowers (cooked), seed (soak 12+ hours)|
|Uses||edible*(leaves, shoots, flowers, seed), medicinal*, dye|
|Notes||best to direct sow|
|Breed Status||open pollinated|
|Seeds Per Oz.||≈ 4530|
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