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    Claytonia and other greens

    kwlabear
    Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:06 pm
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    Has anyone tried growing Claytonia? I was wondering what it tastes like. I don't like really bitter greens. I'm looking for something a little mild in taste but easy to grow and really nutritious. I looked at vegetable amaranth but didn't know what it would be like.
    Zeldaz
    Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:13 am
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    I wonder if you might like basella/Malabar spinach/Ceylon spinach. It thrives in hot weather, is a beautiful vine that has pretty flowers, and goes strong all summer long, once it finally gets going. It's great for edible landscaping. I like the red-stemmed variety, it's gorgeous.







    kwlabear
    Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:25 pm
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    That is very pretty. Is it a true spinach? Spinach gives my sister migraines.
    Zeldaz
    Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:33 pm
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    No, spinach doesn't vine and is a cool-weather crop. Basella is tropical and definitely needs a trellis or other support.
    KeyWee
    Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:07 am
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    Thanks SO much for the great tip, Z! I looked this up on my fave heirloom seed site (rareseeds.com) and YES they have it. For $2.50 you get 50 seeds which is MORE than enough. And I can surely see this taking off in our hot-hot summer. I can't wait to try this and yes, it is pretty too. Have you tried saving seed for the following year? Thanks!!
    Zeldaz
    Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:29 am
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    No, I haven't saved any of the seed. I haven't grown it since we moved to New Mexico, got some seed to try here this year, hope it does as well in the desert under irrigation as it did in New York.
    Another thought: beet greens. I love them, plus you get the beet root, so it's a great eat-it-all crop. Beets and chard are cousins, so if you like chard, you'd like beet greens.
    kwlabear
    Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:23 am
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    I bought some bull's blood beet seeds to try and I was told the greens are wonderful.
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