Spinach Matador

Botanical Name: Spinacea aleracea

250 seeds
Availability: In stock

Fast maturing, large dark green oval leaves. Grow for baby leaves or mature crops. Excellent source of Vitamin A, C and Folate.

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How To Grow

Sow 12mm deep in rows 30cm apart. For baby leaves, no thinning is required. For regular spinach, thin to 15cm. Water well during dry spells. Use small tender leaves in salads, larger leaves are best lightly steamed. Seedlings emerge 14-21 days.

When To Plant Late Summer to Winter, Spring in cooler areas.
Harvest 6-7 weeks
Sow Autumn, Winter
Soil Type fertile, well cultivated
Important Note These seeds are treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals. Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees.
When Autumn to Winter.
Where In damp, rich, well-drained soil in a semi-shaded position.
How Sow Sow thinly 5mm (1/4in) deep in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Cover with fine soil and gently firm in. Keep moist.
Care When large enough, thin out to 7.5cm (3in) apart. For baby leaf or mature plants, thin to a final spacing of 15cm (6in).

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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.

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