Plant Care garden orache

garden orache

Also known as

garden orache, red orache, orache, mountain spinach, French spinach and arrach

Taxonomy

Atriplex hortensis
Atriplex
Amaranthaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for garden orache

Water

How often to water your garden orache

Water needs for garden orache
0.5 cups
every 9

garden orache needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for garden orache in your home

Light needs and placement for plant garden orache: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

garden orache love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

garden orache does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of garden orache in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize garden orache

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for garden orache: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your garden orache after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

garden orache is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for garden orache

garden orache


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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