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Olympia Hybrid Spinach

Very bolt tolerant.


Due to its high bolt resistance and resistance to nine different strains of Downy Mildew, Olympia is a good choice for the South, where humidity often makes Downy Mildew a serious problem. Its semi-upright habit makes it ideal as either a baby leaf (cut just 3 weeks from sowing seed), or as mature spinach at 45-50 days from seed to harvest. 45-50 DAYS. Seed Counts: 1,200 seeds sows a 100-ft. row.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 8-9 inches
  • Germination 5-9 days
  • Shade Required Full Sun

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  • Botanical Name: Spinacia oleracea 'Hybrid Olympia'
  • Height: 8-9 inches
  • Spacing: 3 - 4 inches between plants, 12 -18 inches between rows
  • Depth: 1/2 inch
  • Spread: 8-9 inches
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Yield: 40-50 lbs./100 foot row
  • Foliage: Thick and dark green leaves that grow upright.
  • Fruit: Deep Dark Green, Smooth Leaves
  • Days To Maturity: 45 days
  • Soil Requirements: Light, Rich, Excellent Drainage. pH 6.0 - 6.8
  • Seed Count: 200
  • Pruning: Ideal as either a baby leaf (cut just 3 weeks from sowing seed), or as mature spinach at 45-50 days from seed to harvest.
  • Comments: Holds quality better during processing. Semi-erect, heavy leaf. Very slow bolting. Also known as Northland spinach. Durable variety for warm season areas. Disease resistant to downy mildew, fusarium wilt races 1, 2 and 3.

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