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Spinacia oleracea

Description

Big leaves to 25cm long, smooth and deep green in colour.

A gourmet French heirloom that was developed prior to 1866.

Harvesting seed

Once spinach seeds begin to ripen on a plant, a combination of mature and immature seeds will almost always be present. Plants should be harvested when at least two-thirds of the seeds are mature.

Strip from the stalks, dry indoors for a week, winnow then store in an airtight container.


Additional Info

Height
71-80cm
Spread
Colour
Hardiness
Hardy
Longevity
Annual
Seed viability
6 years
Nominal value
0.5 pence/seed