SALSOLA or ‘Okahijiki’

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Salsola komarovii

A japanese heirloom being one of countries oldest wild harvest vegetables (aka saltwort). The long, tubular succulent leaves are crisp and juicy with a salty flavour. Traditionally found growing wild in coastal salt marshes. Salsola is an easily grown annual that can grow in a wide range of soils. Can be eaten raw, steamed, sautéed or blanched in salads, a side vegie or garnish. 100 seeds.

Hierloom
Lifespan
Annual
Harvest
50 Days
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Fast germinating seeds
Germination Period (days)
14
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow in trays to transplant later or direct to garden position and keep moist and warm. Grows best when soil temp. 20˚C+. Successive sowings ensure a continuous harvest. Germinates in 1-2 weeks.
Spacing/Spread
10 cm
Row Space
30 cm
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Oct 1st to Feb 28th
Temperate Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Mar 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st