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Pūhā Sonchus kirkii

Pūhā has been planted 2 times by Growstuff members.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

7 weeks

First harvest expected

7 weeks after planting

Last harvest expected

4 weeks after planting

Photos

Pūhā plantings

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Pūhā harvests

puha for dinner
puha for dinner
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Puha
Puha
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Sunniness

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Harvested for

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Crop Map

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What people are saying about pūhā

how to eat kamo kamo

by shiny,

Chop up the [kamo kamo](crop). Remove seeds. (Save these to grow for next year) Leave skin on. Roast with sprigs of [rosemary](crop) at 180C for about 40 minutes (until soft) It's okay to do this the day before Remove skins (easier if the kamo kamo is cool). place in pot with chicke...

kamokamos rosemary garlic pūhā
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Pūhā for dinner

by shiny,

[Pūhā](crop) grows wild everywhere in New Zealand. It's a bit like spinach, but is bitter when raw. It's traditional in a bunch of dishes, but I like to use as a substitute for steamed spinach with eggs benedict.

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How to grow pūhā

Grown for: leaf (5)


pūhā is a variety of dandelion

Scientific names

Sonchus kirkii

Alternate names

Puha

Find pūhā seeds

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