- One of the oldest cool season crops originating in Europewith a resistance to early bolting.
Non-GMO, Heirloom Red Fire Orach Vegetable Garden Seed from True Leaf Market. Atriplex hortensis. Red Fire Orach Seeds originated in Egypt and Europe, as one of the oldest cool season crops. These ruby and wine-colored leafy plants can reach up to 8" tall"making a striking ornamental addition to your summer garden. Red Fire Orach, also known as "French spinach" are fresh heirloom vegetables that are an alternative to spinach, as Orach won't bolt as early and provides a more savory flavor when cooked. The seeds of Red Fire Orach plants can be used to make blue dye! You can also crush Orach seeds up to blend into flour for baking.