2g (approx. 20 seeds). (Tetragonia tetregonioides) 60 days, perennial in mild winters. Familiar to many gardeners, this is not really a spinach. It provides copious amount of leaves for salads and cooked greens in mid-summer. Once it is established it is vigorous and trouble-free. The flavor is better if the plants have some shade from the sun. Pick the leaves and young shoots of this trailing plant regularly to lengthen the harvest. (Tetragonia tetregonioides).