Heavy yielding summer variety. Produces a mass of dark green leaves and is slow to bolt in hot weather.
WHEN TO SOW
March to early July
WHERE TO SOW
Sow in the growing site 2cm (3/4") deep in rows 30cm (12") apart.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Thin seedlings gradually as they appear until 25cm (10") apart. Hoe frequently and water very regularly.
6 weeks from sowing
As the sun is the main factor in causing the bolting of spinach, it is best sown between taller crops or in semi-shade.
A good source of pro-vitamin A, vitamin C, lutein and dietary fibre.