Spinach Red Kitten F1

Item Number: 85251
  • Description
  • Salad leaf can be grown all the year round; outside in the spring, summer and autumn and then under protection in the winter. Even on your window sill! To grow indoors ensure the developing plants receive plenty of light and are kept frost free. All you have to do then is just cut off the leaves when required.

    Spinach Red Kitten is a unique variety which is ideal for the use in baby leaf salads. It would add a bit of colour to your salad leaves with its attractive red stem and oriental shaped leaf. This salad leaf is very sweet in flavour.

  • Pack size: 100 Seeds
  • Qty

    £ 1.55

When to sow

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March to May or July to October

Where to Sow

Direct into growing site , sow thinly in shallow drills 2cm (3/4in) deep with 30cm (12in) between the rows. For later sowings , some cloche protection may be required.

What to do next

As seedlings grow gradually thin out seedlings to 15cm (6in) apart. Water well during dry spells of weather to avoid premature bolting. . Pick leaves as required.


May to June and August to December

Handy Tip

Pick when young and add raw baby leaves to salads. Pick leaves regularly when young and tender for a mild flavour.

Nutritional Values

A good source of Vitamins A and C, Lutein and dietary fibre.