Sweet, rich flavor and good texture have assured the popularity of this heirloom for generations. Tender, large, thick, crinkled, deep-green leaves on upright stems. To assure a season long supply, plant every 2 weeks.
CULTURE: Provide moist, fertile soil.
WATER: Water frequently, especially during dry spells. Occasionally feed with manure tea.
INSECTS: Control aphids with pyrethrum.
SEED PRODUCTION: Spinach is a dioecious annual, producing separate male and female plants. Because spinach pollen is extremely fine and carried by the wind, grow only one variety of spinach for seed per year or rogue all unwanted males.
SUGGESTED Individual Portion: 1 Tablespoon.