Spinach F1 Hybrid - Seeds
Common name: Spinacia oleracea
Bloom time: mild weather
Height: 20cm (8")
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
The best growing technique for spring and summer crops is to sow direct into prepared seed beds in the kitchen garden or greenhouse border. Grow at closer density for baby leaf. Tip a small amount of seed into your hand, take a pinch and spread thinly along the trench. Cover with soil, label and water.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 6 to 18°C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Sow seeds March to July outdoors, in well prepared soil in a sunny spot.
- Sow seeds thinly in either narrow or broad drills, 13mm deep and 30cm apart.
- Suitable for successional sowings throughout the year.
- Can also be sown in September to October under glass.
Harvesting: Spring sowings should be ready to be picked in 40 to 50 days. Harvest in the morning. Take what you need by cutting leaves from the outside of the plant, taking care to avoid damage to the roots.
- Keep well watered to avoid bolting (running to seed).
Spinach leaves give shades of green when used as a natural dye.
- Extraordinarily high in vitamin C and rich in riboflavin, one portion of cooked spinach also contains a very high level of vitamin A, folate, magnesium, potassium, as well as vitamins E, B6, and thiamine.
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