USDA Zones: 2 - 8
Height: 16 - 20 inches
Bloom Season: Early summer to early fall
Bloom Color: Red
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well drained soils, pH 6.1 - 7.8
Latin Name: Chenopodium Foliosum
Temperature: 70 - 75F
Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Barely cover seed with soil
Sowing Rate: 3 - 5 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches
Strawberry Spinach (Chenopodium Foliosum Strawberry Sticks) -If you want an easy to grow plant which is quite unique, ideal for the border or patio containers, and produces edible fruits, then Chenopodium Strawberry Sticks is your answer.
Strawberry Sticks is a base-branching annual with colorful strawberry-like fruits all along the stems from top to bottom. Chenopodium is typically grown in USDA zones 2 - 8. Does not like to be transplanted so sow Strawberry Sticks seeds where you want to grow the plant.
If You Want...
An easy to easy to grow plant which is quite unique, ideal for the border or patio containers, and produces edible fruits, then Chenopodium Strawberry Sticks is your answer!
How to Grow
Sow Strawberry Spinach seeds by direct sowing them on the soil surface and scratching them in. Deadhead if you do not want any volunteers coming back. Give the plants rich soil and ample water for the best growth.
- Sowing Rate: 3 - 5 seeds per plant
- Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
- Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
- Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches
The leaves of this plant taste very similar to spinach, and while the berries are a bit bland in flavor, they make a nice decoration to a summer salad!
- Height: 16 - 20 inches
- USDA Zones: 2 - 8
- Season: Annual