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  Spinach - LoveToKnow 1911
The first sowing of winter spinach should be made early in August, and another towards the end of that month, in some sheltered but not shaded situation, in rows 18 in.
The Orach or Mountain Spinach (A triplex I ortensis), a member of the same order, is a tall-growing hardy annual, whose leaves, though coarsely flavoured, are used as a substitute for spinach, and to correct the acidity of sorrel.
The New Zealand Spinach (Tetragonia expansar), natural order Ficoideae, is a half-hardy annual, native of New Zealand, sometimes used as a substitute for spinach during the summer months, but in every way inferior to it.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Spinach   (482 words)

 Tetragonia tetragonoides
New Zealand spinach is a warm-season "spinach" whose seeds should not be sown directly into the garden before the last frost date is past.
Once established, New Zealand spinach can thrive in cool damp conditions, but will not survive the first good frost.
This is not a true spinach, but tolerates heat and drought much better than does true spinach.
www.mobot.org /gardeninghelp/plantfinder/Plant.asp?code=A693   (168 words)

  Spinach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae, native to central and southwestern Asia.
Spinach is an important leaf vegetable, now grown throughout the temperate regions of the world.
Spinach is source of folic acid, and this vitamin was first purified from spinach.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spinach   (690 words)

 * New Zealand Spinach - (Plants): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
New Zealand spinach is a warm-season "spinach" whose seeds should not be sown directly into the garden before the last frost date is past.
New Zealand Spinach is a half-hardy annual, a native of New Zealand, sometimes used as a substitute for Spinach during the summer months, but decidedly inferior to it.
It is unrelated to the Spinach, belonging to the Picoideae...
www.mimihu.com /plants/new_zealand_spinach.html   (149 words)

New Zealand spinach is a low-growing, groundcover plant which spreads 3 to 5 feet.
New Zealand spinach should be started indoors in peat pots and transplanted after danger of frost in the spring.
The so-called "New Zealand spinach" is Tetragonia expansa, a member of the Aizoaceae (carpet-weed) family, and is not a variety of spinach, Spinacia oleracea.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/vegetables/spinach.html   (869 words)

 Spinach, Commercial Vegetable Production Guides, North Willamette Research and Extension Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
New Zealand spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides) is a tender annual with fleshy stems and leaves, resembling spinach.
Spinach is a quick-growing, shallow-rooted crop that is not tolerant of water stress.
Spinach is commonly packaged in 20 to 22-lb cartons packed 2 dozen each; or 7.5 to 8-lb cartons of 12 film bags, each 10 oz; or 20 to 25-lb bushel crates.
www.orst.edu /dept/NWREC/spinach.html   (1653 words)

New Zealand spinach was therefore grown both from transplants, yielding the material for analyses in spring, and from seeding to ensure the material in autumn.
In New Zealand spinach the content of potassium in fresh weight was 78% higher in the crop from spring than that from the autumn growing season.
In New Zealand spinach the level of nitrates was similar to that determined in spinach from the autumn harvest.
www.ejpau.media.pl /series/volume2/issue2/food/art-03.html   (4035 words)

Spinach is used as a leafy green and eaten raw in salads.
Spinach Blight, Yellows- Are spread mechanically and by the green peach aphid.
Spinach should be harvested before bolting to reduce yellowing, breakage and other leaf deterioration, and to avoid development of the seed stalk.
www.uga.edu /vegetable/spinach.html   (2436 words)

 Spinacia oleracea ( New Zealand Spinach )
There are 2 kinds of spinach: the common, most familiar kind which is a hardy annual, and the lesser known New Zealand spinach, which is a tender annual (and really not a true spinach).
Spinach leaves may be crinkled as with the savoy leaf, or flat.
New Zealand spinach prefers warm days where temperatures are between 60 and 75 degrees F and does not begin to grow until the soil warms up.
www.backyardgardener.com /plantname/pd_d62f.html   (2344 words)

 Hart Seeds: Radish, Raddichio, Rhubarb Chard, Rutabaga, and Spinach Seed
When Spinach plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin or transplant 6 to 8 inches apart in the row.
New Zealand spinach seed is very slow to germinate taking 2 to 3 weeks.
New Zealand Spinach is an excellent mid-summer crop; the leaves can be cut frequently, as new leaves develop replacing the older lower leaves that are removed.
www.yankeegardener.com /seeds/hartseed9.html   (1547 words)

 Spinach, New Zealand
New Zealand spinach is used in the same manner as spinach, but the plant is very different.
New growth from the cut stem base will produce a later crop.
The plant is adapted to warmer growing conditions than spinach, and will produce summer greens where spinach will not.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/Crops/SpinachNewZealand.html   (111 words)

 Spinach benefits health | LJWorld.com
Spinach contributes fiber, carotenoids (which the body converts to vitamin A), vitamins C and K, B vitamins including folic acid, iron, and many other nutrients to the diet.
Spinach is the second best source of folate and carotenoids behind kale.
New Zealand spinach is a leafy green vegetable, but it is not really spinach.
www.ljworld.com /section/food/story/201153   (539 words)

 Howstuffworks "New Zealand Spinach"
New Zealand spinach is not really a spinach at all, but when it's cooked, the two are virtually indistinguishable.
The leaves of New Zealand spinach are very similar to those of regular spinach.
New Zealand spinach is an annual with weak, spreading stems 2 to 4 feet long that are covered with dark green leaves 2 to 4 inches long.
home.howstuffworks.com /new-zealand-spinach.htm   (156 words)

 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Coimbatore News : Here's spinach to fight stomach cancer
COIMBATORE: Called New Zealand Spinach, a variety of spinach from the Horticulture Research Station (HSB) in Udhagamandalam is noted for its anti-cancerous properties.
This spinach is one of the 11 new varieties of crops displayed at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University's Scientific Workers Conference this year.
Spinach is very high in energy with a high constituent of proteins, calcium and iron.
www.hindu.com /2005/06/30/stories/2005063011990200.htm   (281 words)

 New Zealand Spinach
Consequently, not only is it found in New Zealand and Australia, but also clings to the rocky beaches of the Pacific Islands, China, Japan, and South America.
The New Zealand spinach is sometimes grown as a crop of "green manure" to improve the soil structure.
The iceplant is closely related to the New Zealand spinach and the Hottentot fig (C.
www.innvista.com /health/foods/vegetables/nzspin.htm   (508 words)

 Spinach, New Zealand -- Tetragonia tetragonioides (Pallas) O. Ktze.
Spinach, New Zealand -- Tetragonia tetragonioides (Pallas) O. Ktze.
New growth will arise along these cut branches and their ends may also be harvested.
New Zealand spinach has a flavor very similar to, but milder than, common spinach.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /MV139   (482 words)

 How to Grow Organic NZ Spinach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
New Zealand spinach is not really spinach, but makes a good substitute in hot, dry areas, especially as pests and diseases seem to pass it by.
The flavour is milder than true spinach; my kids love it (and they are not very keen on the real thing).
New Zealand spinach can be picked from June until frosts.
www.gardenzone.info /crops/nzspinach.html   (187 words)

 Heirloom, Open Pollinated, Non-hybrid Lettuce & Salad Green Seeds from the Victory Seed Company
It is not related to true spinach but the leaves taste similar to, and some think better than, spinach.
'New Zealand' spinach by its nature tends to have a low germination rate as well a bit difficult to get going.
'New Zealand Spinach is a very old heirloom introduced into England in 1772 by Sir Joseph Banks.
www.victoryseeds.com /catalog/vegetable/greens.html   (764 words)

 Spinach, New Zealand
New Zealand Spinach is a half-hardy annual, a native of New Zealand, sometimes used as a substitute for Spinach during the summer months, but decidedly inferior to it.
It is unrelated to the Spinach, belonging to the Picoideae.
Only the young leaves are gathered for use, a succession being produced during summer and autumn.
www.nisbett.com /herbs/s/spinew81.html   (101 words)

 New Zealand Recipes
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www.getallrecipes.com /recipe/asian_&_pacific_island/new_zealand.html   (65 words)

 A Brief History of Vegetables - Part 3 -from Countrylovers.co.uk
Spinach is thought to have originated in the Middle East, being introduced to Europe in the 16th century.
The much tougher New Zealand Spinach [Tetragonia expansa] was introduced from the Antipodes as an alternative crop in times of drought.
If you are interested in edible wild plants and their possible uses [many used in old times as crops], take a look at the Really Wild Food Guide microsite [opens in a new window].
www.countrylovers.co.uk /hort/histveg3.htm   (537 words)

 New Zealand Spinach
New Zealand is not a true spinach but is very popular for growing during warm summer weather, when regular spinach can "bolt".
New Zealand spinach is a rather low germination rate seed.
Continually harvest top 3 or 4 inches of stems and leaves of established plants as the shoots grow back.
www.humeseeds.com /spnchnz.htm   (150 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - New Zealand Spinach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
MSN Encarta - Search Results - New Zealand Spinach
New Zealand Spinach, prostrate, spreading annual, valuable as a vegetable in areas with hot, dry summers where the common spinach cannot be grown.
New Zealand, island nation in the South Pacific Ocean, located south of the equator in the Southern Hemisphere, and marking the eastern boundary of...
ca.encarta.msn.com /New_Zealand_Spinach.html   (119 words)

 Fibers & Fiber Plants
  Leaves are used in cabbage, spinach, kale and lettuce; stems are used in kohlrabi and asparagus; buds are used in Brussels sprouts; leafstalks are used in rhubarb and celery; and immature flowers and flower stalks are used in broccoli and cauliflower.
  The new shoots are juicy and succulent, and these are the asparagus that is consumed.
New Zealand Spinach, Tetragona expansa, is a warm-weather crop where only the tender young leaves are used.
www.faculty.ucr.edu /~legneref/botany/vegetab.htm   (7028 words)

 New Zealand Spinach
The Spinach New Zealand, 'Tetragonia expanse', is an Heirloom spinach that tastes like spinach but loves hot weather.
Discovered by Sir Joseph Banks off the coast of New Zealand during the 1770 voyage of Captain James Cook and enjoyed by 18th century gardeners.
Do this on a continual basis to encourage new growth of tender young leaves.
www.ahomeandgarden.com /New-Zealand-Spinach.html   (332 words)

 New spinach variety in TN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) would soon release a new variety of spinach and guava, suitable to be grown in the state.
The New Zealand spinach, highly resistant to drought and frost and grown as a cover crop, would be suitable for planting in about 900-2,500 metres above mean sea level, particularly Nilgiris district, with a duration of 135 days, according to TNAU sources.
The spinach has good keeping quality up to six days in the hills and three days in the plains after harvest, which facilitates it to be marketed to distant places.
www.chennaionline.com /science/06spinach.asp   (222 words)

 AllRefer.com - New Zealand spinach, Plant (Plants) - Encyclopedia
New Zealand spinach, succulent annual (Tetragonia expansa) of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and S South America, grown for the edible leaves.
The plant grows prostrate, often spreading to cover several feet.
New Zealand spinach is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Caryophyllales, family Aizoaceae.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/N/NewZspin.html   (159 words)

 Growth Stage Modulates Salinity Tolerance of New Zealand Spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides, Pall.) and Red Orach ...
Growth Stage Modulates Salinity Tolerance of New Zealand Spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides, Pall.) and Red Orach (Atriplex hortensis L.) -- Wilson et al.
Growth Stage Modulates Salinity Tolerance of New Zealand Spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides, Pall.) and Red Orach (Atriplex hortensis L.)
New Zealand spinach, Tetragonia tetragonioides Pall., red orach, Atriplex hortensis L., salinity, stage of growth, ion accumulation, selectivity, plant nutrition
aob.oupjournals.org /cgi/content/abstract/85/4/501   (349 words)

 Our Wild Foods to the World
Widespread in inland woodlands and scrubs, on heavy clay soils, in New South Wales and southern Queensland.
On returning to Australia in the mid 1980s he was inspired to devise exciting dishes pioneering a new direction for a "Creative Native Australian Cuisine".
This article is a reproduction of a paper presented at the SGAP 19th Biennial Seminar which was held at Annesley College, Adelaide, 30 September to 3 October 1997.
farrer.riv.csu.edu.au /ASGAP/APOL25/mar02-5.html   (2169 words)

 mbox-45: pre-sprouting seeds; New Zealand Spinach
But I have a question about New Zealand spinach (Tetragonia
She had a small patch of New Zealand
spinach which re-seeded year after year and I remember really liking it.
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