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Bloomsdale Longstanding Spinach

Early to Harvest, Slow to Bolt

A long-time garden favorite, Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach has thick, crinkly, dark green leaves that are packed full of flavor. They're tasty eaten fresh, cooked, canned and in soups. Semi-upright plants have a fast growth rate and handle hot weather better than some other spinach varieties. For best results, sow spinach seed as soon as the ground can be worked in the spring, or in the late summer for a fall harvest. To lengthen the harvest period, plant successively. 42 DAYS.
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  • pack of 300 seeds
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  • $6.99
  • 62349
  • 12" x 12" seed mat
  • $9.99
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  • Botanical Name: Spinacia oleracea 'Bloomsdale Long Standing'
  • Height: 8 inches plus
  • Spacing: 6 inches
  • Depth: 1/2 inch
  • Spread: 5 - 6 inches
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Yield: 40 - 50 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Dark green crumpled leaves.
  • Days To Maturity: 42 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 5 - 9 days
  • Form: Upright, annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Light, rich, well-drained soil. pH 6.0 - 6.8
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 300 seeds per packet. The seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 170 seeds. Seed Mat has approximately 75 seeds.
  • Comments: Large, semi-upright plants. Handles hot weather better than others. For late Spring crops. Shipped extensively from the deep South. Late bolter.SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: SPINACH WILL GO TO SEED OR BOLT IN RESPONSE TO WARM WEATHER. WHEN THE TEMPERATURES STAYS CONSISTENTLY ABOVE 75'F. THE PLANTS WILL GO TO SEED. MEDANIA, OLYMPIA & BLOOMSDALE LONG STANDING SPINACH VARIETIES ARE SLOW-BOLTING VARIETIES. SPINACH IS A DUAL PURPOSE VEGETABLE THAT CAN BE COOKED AS GREENS OR USED FRESH IN SALADS. CRUMPLED SAVORY LEAVES. STANDS 2 WEEKS LONGER THAN MOST AT ROSETTE STAGE.

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