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.
Seed Type: Heirloom
Online Code: 140146
Product Weight: 4 grams
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Healthy earthy taste
Days to Harvest: 40 to 48 days
Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 21 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")
Row Spacing: 40 cm (16")
Plant Spacing: 25 cm (10")
Planting 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.
How To Grow: Spinach Long Standing Bloomsdale
Suggestions: Best growth occurs in spring and fall, and be sure to do a second sowing in late summer for a fall crop.
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.
Photos and descriptions courtesy of McKenzie Seeds