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Good King Henry (Chenopodium bonus – henricus)

Good King Henry – Chenopodium bonus – henricus is an ancient perennial with arrow shaped green leaves. Tiny yellow green flowers in summer. A member of the Chenopodium family along...

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Height: 18 inches
Aspect: Shade tolerant
Soil Type: Free draining
Uses: Culinary
Care: Keep well cropped and cover with a cloche in winter for continuous leaf supply
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight.5 kg

1 – 2 Foot

Life Cycle



Greens, Olives, Rusts

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly




Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea


Ideal for Tubs & Containers


Culinary Herbs

Soups, Vegetables


No Scent

Herb Group




Width / Spread

1-2 feet


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