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Bathua - Chenopodium album - desi vegetable seeds

Rs. 90.00

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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.

Product Specifications:

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.
  • Water the seedlings when the topsoil (1-2 inches) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • 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.
    Harvest Season
  • The large leaves can be cut individually after 37 to 45 days. For the smaller leaves, cut them off 1- ½ to 2 inches above the crown.
  • Baby spinach leaves have a sweeter flavor and more tender texture. Bathua leaves should be removed before they get yellow and within a week of full leaf formation.
  • You can also remove the entire seedlings at once however this means that you will not be able to continue harvesting for the rest of the growing season.
  • Spinach Uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • 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.

    Culinary Use:

    • 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.