Spinach Good King Henry Seeds
Info: The wild spinach "Good King Henry" is also known by the name "Guter Heinrich" or "Allgut". This age-old, edible wild vegetable is visually and aromatic similar to green spinach. It is versatile in the kitchen usable. The young leaflets can be mixed with delicious salads. You can also prepare the leaves like spinach. The name "Good Henry" owes its name to its healing abilities. It helps with indigestion and has an anti-inflammatory effect.Sowing & cultivation: The sowing of spinach can take place from March-May directly into the field. Although the spinach is very robust, it is recommended to cover it with foil until early summer. The sowing depth should be about 1-3cm. To get a good contact with the soil, the seed rows should be tapped. It is important to maintain a row spacing of about 30cm when sowing, and to leave the plants at a distance of about 5 cm. A late culture can be done under foil coverage again from August. The soil should be rich in humus and nutrients and always have enough moisture.
|Botanical name||Chenopodium bonus-henricus|