Atriplex – Green Plume



Eye-catching, lime-green shimmery seedpods add intriguing texture to arrangements. Tender leaves are edible and packed with nutrients. 60-72” plants with 12-24” Also known as orach or saltbush.

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Days to maturity: 75-100 days
Latin name: Atriplex hortensis
Life cycle: Annual

Planting Instructions:
Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost date or direct sow after last frost. Transplant or direct sow in full sun or partial shade when soil is 50-65 degrees. Planting depth: 1/4-1/2.” Plant spacing 10-12”.

All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!