New Zealand spinach is a tender annual perennial vegetable grown in New Zealand. It is a low-growing, leafy plant with weak stems that can spread several feet wide and grow to a height of one foot. It has succulent, triangular to oval-shaped leaves that range in size from 2 to 4 inches (5-10cm) long and are pale to dark green. New Zealand spinach leaves are smaller and fuzzier than regular spinach leaves.
Botanical name : Spinacia oleracea
Common name : Tetragonia tetragonoides
Size at maturity : 3-5" Tall
Days to maturity : 70-75
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Summer
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/2"
Plant spacing : 2"
Ships : Year-round
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 300