Introduced to American gardeners in 1826 this heirloom variety has thick, crinkled, bright green leaves rich in antioxidants and vitamins. More tolerant of heat and cold than most other varieties, and is resistant to bolting.
Sow in seed trays filled with quality seed raising mix or direct in growing position. Sow seeds 12mm (½in) deep in rows 30cm apart. Firm down and keep moist. Pick regularly and the plant will continue to produce for several weeks.
When To Plant
All year round except hottest and coldest months.
How To Cook
For vitamin packed wilted spinach, sauté minced garlic in olive oil before filling the pan with fresh spinach and a dash of lemon juice. Remove from heat as soon as the leaves soften and season with salt and pepper.
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
fertile, well drained
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If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.