Caucasian Spinach Seeds, - Hablitzia tamnoides - Perennial VEGETABLE
The large (3m=10ft), dense, very ornamental climber with tuberous roots. Leaves are edible. When cooked they have a mild, pleasant taste. Plant very frost hardy (to zone 6).
Caucasian Mountain Spinach ,Hablitzia tamnoides Perennial, Zones 3-6. Originating in the Caucasus, it is a very hardy perennial, growing 6â9' long for 2â3 months in the very early spring when few other edible greens have surfaced. Itâs also tasty: both early shoots and subsequent leaves make a delicious and tender spinach-like vegetable without any bitterness. Moreover, its beautiful originally introduced into Sweden around 1870 as an attractive vine to screen manor houses with its heart-shaped leaves. And, finally, though it is best grown in sun to maximize its productivity, it will also do well in its native habitat.
Common Name Caucasian spinach
Edible greens, shoots