Spinach Monstrueux de Viroflay HEIRLOOM Seeds

Spinach Monstrueux de Viroflay HEIRLOOM Seeds

Spinacia oleracea

Item #0223

28-50 days. Also known as simply, "Viroflay", the huge, deep green, tender leaves are a spinach lover’s gourmet delight! Give it a bit more room in your plot; the plant can get up to 24" wide, and with 10" long, tender leaves, spinach production is a snap! Extremely vigorous, and particularly good for fall plantings. Use the thinned out seedlings fresh in salads.

This packet sows three 11-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 12”-18”

Row Spacing:

When 4"-6” tall
thin to 1
every 12”-18”

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or as soon as the soil can be worked. Successive sowings thereafter every 3 weeks until 4 weeks before the first fall frost. If mulched, spinach can overwinter in sub-zero temperatures.

When to start inside: Not recommended.

Harvesting: Pick individual leaves from outer edges of plant as they become big enough to use, or cut the whole plant 1" above the ground, and new leaves will be produced. Harvest before the plant sends up a flower stalk.

Artist: Carol Till

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