Orach (Atriplex hortensis)
Orach, also called Mountain Spinach, is an annual leaf vegetable with a spinach-like taste. The shimmery leaves in vivid colors of red, gold, pink, purple, carmine and green are a colorful addition to salads.
How to Grow Orach from Seed
PlantingDirect seeds 2" apart and two weeks before last frost for spring and early summer harvest or plant in late summer for fall harvest.
Harvest when less then 18" high for tender salad greens or pick leaves from mature plants for cooking.