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LAGOS SPINACH

Celosia argenteaBy Dinesh Valke CC BY-SA 2.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Celosia argentea
Description

An unusual annual leafy vegetable, it is easy to grow in most climate zones and is drought tolerant. The leaves, young stems and young flower buds are used cooked. The leaves have a soft texture and a mild spinach-like taste. It is known to self-sow. Suitable for temperate, subtropical and tropical areas. In Nigeria it is traditionally called 'soko yokoto', which means "make husbands fat and happy"

Other Names: quail grass, soko, celosia, feather cockscomb, velvet flower, #AM
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Height: 10-20cm
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Height: 10-20cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Perennial Leafy Greens (#PerennialLeafyGreens)

Preferred Climate

Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

WA

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Lagos Spinach (Seedling)

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Update: 895 days 12hrs

Comments: - i think its growing in the wrong position (full sun ) , going to try it under the forest canopy

Planted: 2016

Height 0.3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No


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