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Fat-Hen

Chenopodium album

Also known as

Lambsquarters, Lateflowering Goosefoot, Giant Fat-Hen, Lambsquarters Goosefoot, Pigweed, White Goosefoot, White Pigweed, Fat hen

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

80cm

10cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fat-Hen Overview

Chenopodium album have alternate leaves that are a grey-green colour with toothed edges. It is an annual herb but most commonly found as a weed.

Other uses of Fat-Hen

Wildflower/meadow, waste land. Attracts butterflies