Spinach Bloomsdale Long Standing Organic

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This variety remains especially notable for its high yield, as well as other fine qualities. Dark green vigorous leaves are large, heavy and handsomely crinkled. Because they are held erect, they remain cleaner than those of other varieties that lie flat on the ground.

  • Seed Count: 400

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Spinach Bloomsdale Long Standing Organic

Spinach Bloomsdale Long Standing Organic. A quality Heirloom variety introduced at turn of the century and now increasing popular as this traditional varieties come back into fashion. This variety remains especially notable for its high yield, as well as other fine qualities. Dark green vigorous leaves are large, heavy and handsomely crinkled. Because they are held erect, they remain cleaner than those of other varieties that lie flat on the ground. Slow to bolt. A very popular variety for the home garden.

Cultivation Advice Spinach Bloomsdale Long Standing Organic

  • Spinach germinates best in cool soil.
  • Begin sowing in early spring as soon as the ground can be worked and frost free.
  • Mid summer sowing in hot dry weather – risks low or erratic germination.
  • Sow late July into September for the autumn crop.
  • Sow about 12-18 seeds per foot, 1/2 inch deep, in rows 12-18 inches apart and thin when large enough.
  • Harvest young spinach leaves during growth and full-size,
  • but before bolting.
  • Cut just below root attachment for “rooted spinach”,
  • or cut higher for “clipped spinach.”
  • Spinach grows on a wide range of soils if moist and fertile, but is sensitive to acidity.