SPINACH ‘Monstrueux de Viroflay’

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Spinacea oleracea

A French heirloom, dating back to the 1860s, that is well-loved for the sheer yield of dark green, slightly savoyed leaves. A large variety that is vigorous and very hardy. Growing to 50-60 cm high with leaves to 25 cm. Eat leaves raw or cooked; baby or mature this spinach will not disappoint! Harvest leaves as needed or the whole plant. 180 seeds.

Hierloom
Sunlight
Full
Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Harvest
50 Days
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow direct into soil that has had compost and lime well worked through it. Spinach is sensitive to acidity, pH should be 6.5-7.5. Germinates best in cooler temperature, hot weather creates low/erratic germination.
Height
60 cm
Spacing/Spread
40 cm
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Aug 1st to Apr 30th
Temperate Climate Periods
Feb 1st to Apr 30th