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Leaf Beet Perpetual Spinach (Award of Garden Merit)
Perpetual Spinach Seeds
is not a true Spinach but used in exactly the same way. It is a member of the beet family, and is also known as Spinach Beet. It does not run to seed in dry conditions and is winter hardy. Produces a mass of mid-green leaves with thin stems. Good resistance to bolting within the first season. These can be slow to germinate and take approximately 65 days to mature.
Product Part Number: 10517
When to sow
When to Sow Perpetual Spinach Seeds
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. Ready to harvest in approximately 65 days 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. May benefit from being protected by fleece during cold temperatures.