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Red orach

Genus: Atriplex.

Species: Atriplex hortensis.

2010 - from Shannon's

I put it before the Chicory.

A tall hardy annual with rich dark red (nearly purple) arrow-shaped leaves.

Very prety plant and the leaves may be cooked like spinach, or used fresh in salads.

Height (approx): 1.2 metres (4ft)

Flower from mid Summer to Autumn.

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