seeds production: Beginner
New Zealand Spinach (Tetragonia tetragoniodes)
New Zealand Spinach (Tetragonia tetragoniodes): this variety from the southern hemisphere has important botanical characteristics. At its original home it can be sown all year, however, in our hemisphere we must consider it doesn’t feel comfortable with cold very temperatures.
It has climbing habit, overcoming the winter, it will adopt a mat-forming one.
As germination is a bit difficult, it is advisable to soak the seeds for a bit over 24 hourse before sowing. To consume it, just cut the leaves without eradicating the plant and it will keep growing new ones.
For more historical details on how it came to Europe, please follow the link below.