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A picture of a Caucasian spinach

Caucasian spinach

Hablitzia spp.

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 is a genus containing only 1 edible species, Hablitzia tamnoides, which resides in the Amaranthaceae family and is commonly known as Caucasian Spinach. This perennial plant has a climbing habit and produces heart-shaped green leaves. Flowers are small and yellow-green to whitish in colour.

Special features of Caucasian spinach

Attractive leaves

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