An early, dark green variety. Suitable for spring or autumn harvest of baby leaf or full sized production. Slow to bolt with good resistance to downy mildew.
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 fertiliser.
Sow 2cm (¾”) deep.
Thin to 7-15cm (3-6″) apart.
Rows 30cm (12″) apart.