Bathua - Chenopodium album - desi vegetable seeds
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1 packet contains 70-80 seeds.
Bathua is a leafy green flowering plant native to central and western Asia. It is of the order Caryophyllales, family Amaranthaceae, subfamily Chenopodioideae.
|Seeds per Packet||70-80|
|Common Name||Bathua, Bathuya, Wild Spinach.|
|Height||up to 30 centimeters.|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow.|
Planting And Care:
- Keep the seedlings container in Natural bright light
- Protect the spinach seedlings from direct harsh sunlight
- The soil should be well-drained and nutrient-rich for spinach seedlings
- WateringWater the seedlings when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
- Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture
- Do not overwater the seedlings
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season
- Application of FertilizerDuring the main growing season feed the spinach seedlings with organic fertilizer once a month
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the seedlings so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily
- Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected, or damaged seedlings from container
- Do not overwater the seedlings especially when the container does not have drainage holes
Bathua Planting And Care:
- Bathua is sown throughout the year
- For the winter season, the best time for sowing is from September to October
- For spring season complete sowing from Mid-February to April
- Select a container having a 5-7 inch diameter
- Fill the container with well-drained soil
- Moisten the surface of the soil with water spray
- Sprinkle the seeds evenly over the soil and spread a thin layer of soil over it
- Cover the seed container with a transparent plastic paper
- Place the seed tray in indirect bright light
- Remove plastic wrapping once seeds start to germinate
- Do not over-water the seedlings to avoid root rot
- Germination rate and viability of spinach seedSpinach seed Germination rate and viability is up to 70%
- Bathua growth rate is medium
|Sunlight||Bathua enjoys natural bright light but appreciates a little shade during the hottest part of the day.|
|Soil||Nutrient-rich well-draining soil with Optimum PH range 6.5 to 7.|
|Temperature||15 to 30 -degrees celsius.|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
- Bathua is used to treat stomach and intestinal complaints and fatigue.
- It is also used as a blood-builder and an appetite stimulant.
- Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines.
- Bathua is used in Indian curries to a signature flavor and aroma.
- It is also dried, chopped into bits, and mixed with other ingredients to be used as a food seasoning.