Quantity 150 seeds
Germination approx. 10 to 24 days at 16 to 18ºCº
Poor–man’s Asparagus seeds , Good-King-Henry Lincolnshire Spinach (Chenopodium bonus-henricus) (Blitum bonus-henricus, Syn)
Poor–man’s Asparagus is an interesting wild vegetable that in recent years has fallen into disuse. With a good watering and well fertilized this plant can reach in 80cm tall. It has many uses in cooking (it is harvested the following year):
-The Tender leaves can be used like spinach (the flavor is spicy)
- The heads can be cooked like broccoli
- The stems can be eaten just like asparagus.
- From its roots desserts are prepared in the Balkan countries.
As medicinal plant, Chenopodium bonus-henricus used in skin diseases and for intestinal parasites.