Atriplex hortensis

(Also known as Mountain Spinach.) Orach (Mountain Spinach) - A prolific naturalized edible with low water needs and high nutritional value. Prized in Europe for use in salads or brazing mix, has a slightly buttery taste and interesting texture. Can grow up to 6ft tall with water and encouragement and if allowed this beautiful plant will re-seed prolifically. Attractive purple color. Good raw (in salads) or cooked (boiled, buttered, creamed, etc.) Easy to germinate. Full sun to part shade; average soil.
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