Leaf Beet Perpetual Spinach (Award of Garden Merit)
Item Number: 10517
Plants produce a mass of mid-green leaves on thin green stems which will continue to be produced right through the winter.
Seed Count: 250
WHEN TO SOW
March to July
WHERE TO SOW
Sow direct into the growing site 2cm (½") deep in rows 35-45cm (14-18") apart.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Do not transplant seedlings. As the seedlings appear, gradually thin until plants are 20cm (8") apart. Pull leaves rather than cut as required, leaving plant to continue developing.
10 weeks from sowing
Rich in Beta carotene, calcium and iron
All year round
Treat like cut and come again Lettuce, regular cropping of young leaves encourages new growth.