Beetberry, Strawberry Blite.
At least 400 years old, an ancient plant re-discovered at monastery sites.
Like Lambs Quarters, but smaller.
At each leaf axil there are small sweet fruits somewhat like strawberries or mulberries, but blander in flavor. Nice in salad, cooked, or in jellies.
Needs a period of cold before sprouting in spring.
BOTANICAL NAME: Chenopodium capitatum
Start in flats or sow directly after all danger of frost is past. Cover seeds thinly with soil about 1/8". To germinate seed keep soil moist. Do not overly disturb roots when transplanting. Does well in most garden soils. Small red berrylike fruits develop along the stem. Best if soil is well-drained and in full sun. Water moderately after. CAUTION: May re-seed vigorously..
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/Height 12-18"/Spacing 8"
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