Good king Henry

Chenopodium bonus-henricus

A staple food as far back as the bronze ages, Good King Henry contains considerable quantities of vitamin C along with iron, calcium and vitamin B1. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

Sale price£3.10
In stock (33 plants), ready to be dispatched


  • Contains vitamins and trace elements
  • Easy to grow
  • Nutritional
  • Edible seeds and leaves

A member of the goosefoot family, this little herb once cultivated as a vegetable and to relieve scurvy until the eighteenth century has fallen from favour in modern times.

Plant Care

  • Height: 30-60cm
  • Type: Hardy
  • Aspect: Sun/shade
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: Yellow
  • Flowering period: June-July



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