Grow Delicious and Nutritious Strawberry Spinach

Experience the joy of cultivating Strawberry Spinach, an easy-to-grow and fully edible plant suitable for Australian conditions. This versatile ornamental plant features low-growing crowns with symmetrical, triangular leaves, and appealing toothed edges. Enjoy the nourishing spinach leaves and juicy dark red berries that are packed with vitamins A and C.

Features and Benefits

  • Unique, flavourful plant: Slightly nutty flavour in spinach leaves, with mildly sweet berries
  • Multiple uses: Young leaves for salads or cooked, berries for jams or salad garnish, and even roots for soups and stews
  • Vitamin-rich: Excellent source of vitamins A and C, providing health benefits
  • Locally sourced: Australian made and grown, with seeds from Queensland ensuring suitability for local conditions
  • Generous seed packets: Plenty of seeds for multiple sowings, supporting 10-15 plants for an average family

How to Use

  1. Start sowing Strawberry Spinach Seeds in late summer, continuing until late winter or early spring in colder areas
  2. Allow 3-4 weeks between successive sowings for staggered growth and consistent harvests
  3. Water plants consistently, ensuring the soil remains moist but not waterlogged
  4. Monitor growth and harvest leaves, berries, and roots as needed for culinary dishes and garnish

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Strawberry Spinach Seeds are ideal for garden enthusiasts, health-conscious individuals, and families seeking a unique and versatile addition to their gardens. This easy-to-grow plant thrives in various Australian climates and conditions, providing an abundant supply of nourishing spinach leaves, sweet berries, and useful roots for an array of dishes and recipes.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Ensure proper drainage to avoid overwatering or root rot in your Strawberry Spinach plants
  • Opt for a well-lit and adequately spaced location to promote healthy plant growth
  • Be aware that birds may be attracted to the fruits; consider using netting to protect your harvest


What is Strawberry Spinach?

Strawberry Spinach is a highly ornamental and useful plant that is easily grown and completely edible. It features low-growing crowns of symmetrical, triangular leaves with toothed edges, as well as flower spikes that produce berries. The spinach leaves have a flavour similar to English Spinach with a slightly nutty taste, while the berries have a mild sweetness.

How does the taste of Strawberry Spinach compare to other spinach varieties?

Strawberry Spinach leaves taste similar to English Spinach, but with a slightly nutty flavour. The berries offer a mild sweetness and can be used in various culinary applications, including salads, jams, and garnishes.

Can both the leaves and berries of Strawberry Spinach be consumed?

Yes, both the leaves and berries of Strawberry Spinach are edible. The leaves can be picked young for salads or cooked when older, and the berries can be added to salads as a garnish or used to make jam.

What is the nutritional value of Strawberry Spinach?

Strawberry Spinach is rich in vitamins A and C, providing essential nutrients for a healthy diet.

When is the best time to sow Strawberry Spinach Seeds?

Start sowing Strawberry Spinach Seeds in late Summer and continue until late Winter or even early Spring in cold areas. To maintain a continual supply, make successive sowings every 3-4 weeks.

How many Strawberry Spinach plants should I grow for an average family?

To provide enough Strawberry Spinach for an average family, it's recommended to grow 10-15 plants.

What are the benefits of using Erica Vale Seeds?

Erica Vale Seeds are Australian Made and Grown, offer a generous amount of seeds in each packet, and are sourced locally from Queensland and Australia, ensuring the plants are suitable for Australian conditions. Additional benefits include hand-packed care in Brisbane for top quality and availability of 95% of their huge seed range at any given time.

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