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  • Seeds per Pack: 80

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SPINACH – EGYPTIAN (Molokhia or Rau Day)

Corchorus olitorius

This plant is a great addition to the food garden. It is very high in nutrition & protein & grows easily. Once known as the food of the Pharaohs it has been cultivated for thousands of years & recognized for its medicinal & nutritional qualities. Is this our new Super Food? Egyptian Spinach (Molokhia) is known as the king of vegetables.

Water the soil carefully to avoid washing away the seeds & keep the soil moist at all times. Under optimal conditions, the seeds germinate within three days. Thin the seedlings to 20cm apart when they have their third set of leaves.


Germination Time (Days) 10 – 25
Harvest Time (Days) 50 – 70
Sowing Depth (mm) 6 – 7
Plant Spacing (cm) 25 – 35
Row Spacing (cm) 40 – 50
pH 6 – 7.5
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Hardy
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct
Seed Preparation