(Long Standing, Bloomsdale Savoy Long Standing, Bloomsdale Long Standing Dark Green, American Bloomsdale Extra Long Standing) (Spinacia oleracea) 39-60 days An excellent old-time favorite Organic heirloom spinach variety, dependable and delicious, by far the most popular variety on the market! Bloomsdale Long Standing Organic Spinach stands well in hot weather, without bolting (going to seed prematurely). Theses vigorous, semi-upright savoyed (crumpled) spinach leaves are dark-green and glossy, with a thick, fleshy texture. The sweet and tender leaves are highly nutritious and low in calories. High in Vitamins A, B, and C, and a great source of folic acid, iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, and riboflavin. Bloomsdale Long Standing Organic Spinach is great steamed, boiled, or cooked in your favorite recipe calling for spinach. Makes a great salad by itself with your favorite toppings or add spinach leaves to your favorite salad greens for an extra boost in vitamins and minerals. A great choice for multiple plantings. For first crop, sow in spring. Plant again in late summer. In mild winter areas, fall plantings yield in early spring.
Planting Instructions for Organic Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach Seeds
Heirloom / Open Pollinated Spinach is daylight sensitive, doing best in cool, mild climates. Direct sow Heirloom / Open Pollinated Spinach Seeds in very early spring or late fall, in full sun or partial shade, covering with ½” of soil. Germination usually occurs in 6-15 days when the temperature ranges from 55-70°. Thin Heirloom / Open Pollinated Radish plants to 3″ for food and seed saving.