Spinach - Bloomsdale Long Standing (Heriloom)
The classic reliable spinach with dark-green, thickly crinkled leaves. Slow-bolting and heavy-yielding. Frost tolerant. For spring and fall planting.
A long-time garden favorite, Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach has thick, crinkly, dark green leaves that are packed full of flavor. They're tasty eaten fresh, cooked, canned and in soups. Semi-upright plants have a fast growth rate and handle hot weather better than some other spinach varieties. Frost tolerant.
1 oz - ~ 2500 seeds
1 lb - ~ 40,000 seeds
An excellent source of antioxidants, spinach has four times the beta carotene of broccoli. High in lutein, nutrients in spinach help lower blood cholesterol and it also contains carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron and folic acid. For best nutritional value, eat raw or lightly cooked.
Sprinkle evenly on top of coco coir, filtered soil, or other growing medium until it covers the entire surface.
Mist with a mister. Mist twice a day - in the mornings and in the evenings. Keep covered in darkness for the first 3-4 days. Remove cover after 3-4 days, and water from bottom once or twice a day until ready to harvest.
Harvest after 10 days
|When:||Autumn, winter, spring and summer (anytime outside of extreme conditions)|
|Row Spacing:||1 ft|
|Position:||Part or full sun, moist soil|
|Plant Spacing:||6 inches|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||40-50 days|