Good-King-Henry - Blitum bonus-henricus

When to plant iSowing / transplanting
Harvest in next year
When to harvest iHarvest period
Height iAverage height
24 inches (61 cm)
Planting distance iPlanting distance
18 inches (46 cm)
Sowing depth iSowing depth
0.5 inches (1.3 cm)
Good-king-henry growing conditions
Relative growing difficulty iRelative growing difficulty
Soil & fertilization iSoil & fertilization difficulty
Care & maintenance iCare & maintenance difficulty
Pest & diseases iPests & diseases difficulty
Sun / Shade iSun / shade tolerance
Ideal soil type iIdeal soil types
Soil PH iSoil PH
Moisture / drainage iSoil drainage
USDA growing zone rangeiUSDA hardiness growing zones
RHS hardiness iRHS hardiness rating
Common names: Poor-man's Asparagus, Perennial goosefoot, Lincolnshire spinach, Markery, English mercury, Mercury goosefoot

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