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A picture of a Caucasian Spinach

Caucasian Spinach

Hablitzia tamnoides

Also known as

Scandinavian spinach

Photo by The Edible Garden Nursery (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

2.5m

1m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Caucasian Spinach Overview

Hablitzia tamnoides is an edible perennial species from the Amaranthaceae family. Ccommonly known as Caucasian Spinach, this plant has a climbing habit and produces heart-shaped green leaves. Flowers are small and yellow-green to whitish in colour.

How to propagate Caucasian Spinach

Seed

From seeds. Stratification (cold treatment) of seeds helps germination.

Division

Root division.

Special features of Caucasian Spinach

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Caucasian Spinach

A reliable, perennial with leaves and stalks that can be used like spinach in pies, pizzas, curries, vegetable dishes etc.

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