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Bloomsdale Longstanding Spinach

Early to Harvest, Slow to Bolt
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Bloomsdale Longstanding Spinach

Description
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.
Product Details
  • FormUpright, annual.
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height8 inches plus.
  • Spread5 - 6 inches.
  • Spacing6 inches.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual
  • FoliageDark green crumpled leaves.
  • Germination5 - 9 days.
  • Soil RequirementsLight, rich, well-drained soil. pH 6.0 - 6.8
  • Growth RateMedium to fast growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 300 seeds per packet. The seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 170 seeds. Seed Mat has approximately 75 seeds.
  • PruningHarvest at both full size and baby leaf stage.
  • CommentsLarge, 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 TEMPERATURE 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.
  • Yield40 - 50 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameSpinacia oleracea 'Bloomsdale Long Standing'
  • Depth1/2 inch.
  • Days To Maturity42 days.

Planting Success: Step by Step

Seed Tape

Seed Tape - Unboxing/Planting Delayed
Seed Tape - Unboxing/Planting Delayed
Seed Tape - Site Prep
Seed Tape - Site Prep
Seed Tape - Planting
Seed Tape - Planting
Seed Tape - Planting Tips
Seed Tape - Planting Tips
Seed Tape - Pruning
Seed Tape - Pruning
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