Good King Henry

£3.50

Chenepodium bonus-henricus
9cm pot

 

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Good King Henry use as a vegetable has been underrated for years.  It can be used like spinach (young leaves) or even asparagus (forced leaves). Also known as Lincolnshire Spinach and Poor-mans Asparagus.  Keep harvesting to retain young softer growth for salads and steam/ sauté slightly older leaves.
  • Perennial
  • Green shield shaped leaves
  • Height 45cm
  • Prefers sun, but is shade tolerant.
  • Free draining, fertile soil.
  • Remove flowers to encourage leaf growth