A dark green variety with thick leaves which is suitable for over-wintering.
Spinach will grow almost anywhere, even in partial shade in summer. It needs a fertile soil which has been enriched with compost or manure or a nitrogenous fertilizer.
Sow 2cm (¾”) deep.
Thin to 7-15cm (3-6″) apart.
Rows 30cm (12″) apart.