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McKenzie Seed – Spinach Long Standing Bloomsdale

Gravel/Soil/Mulch Estimator

McKenzie Seed – Spinach Long Standing Bloomsdale

$2.09

Long Standing Bloomsdale spinach is a very popular variety that produces for a long time. The glossy, dark green leaves are rich in iron. The crinkled leaves have a very enjoyable thick texture. This cool weather vegetable is slow to bolt and easy to grow in rich, well-drained soil.

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Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Healthy earthy taste

Preparation Ideas: Avoid over cooking spinach as their taste can become bitter. Remove from heat as soon as leaves begin to wilt. Add flavoring such as freshly squeezed lemon juice.

Days to Germination: 7 to 21 days

Days to Maturity: 40 to 48 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Instructions: Sow in rows directly outdoors as soon as the ground can be worked. Place one seed every 2 inches and cover with soil. When plants are 3 inches tall, thin to 6 inches apart. Use the tender thinnings in salads. Harvest before flower stalks form. Best growth occurs in spring and fall so be sure to do a second sowing in late summer for a fall crop. Requires plenty of moisture.

Suggestions: Best growth occurs in spring and fall, and be sure to do a second sowing in late summer for a fall crop.

Product Weight: 4 grams