Leaf Beet Perpetual Spinach (Award of Garden Merit)

Item Number: 10517
  • Description
  • RHS Award

    Not a true Spinach but used in exactly the same way. Does not run to seed in dry conditions and is winter hardy. Produces a mass of mid-green leaves with thin stems. Also known as Spinach Beet. 
  • Pack size: 250 Seeds
  • Qty

    £ 1.05


When to sow

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WHEN TO SOW

March to August

Where to Sow

Sow thinly in shallow drills 2cm (3/4") deep with 35-45cm (15-18") between rows.

What to do Next

Do not transplant seedlings. As they appear gradually thin until plants are spaced 20cm (8")apart. Pull rather than cut , leaves as required leaving plants to continue to develop.

NUTRITIONAL VALUES

Rich in Beta carotene, calcium and iron

MATURITY

All year round

HANDY TIP

Treat like cut and come again Lettuce, regular cropping of young leaves encourages new growth.

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