Kings Seeds Spinach Red Vein

£1.65

4 in stock

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Description

Salad leaf can be grown all the year round; outside in the spring, summer and autumn and then under protection in the winter. Even on your window sill! To grow indoors ensure the developing plants receive plenty of light and are kept frost free. All you have to do then is just cut off the leaves when required.


WHEN TO SOW


March to May or July to October


Where to Sow


Direct into growing site , sow thinly in shallow drills 2cm (3/4in) deep with 30cm (12in) between the rows. For later sowings , some cloche protection may be required.


What to do next


As seedlings grow gradually thin out seedlings to 15cm (6in) apart. Water well during dry spells of weather to avoid premature bolting. . Pick leaves as required.


HARVEST


May to June and August to December


Handy Tip


Pick when young and add raw baby leaves to salads. Pick leaves regularly when young and tender for a mild flavour.


Nutritional Values


A good source of Vitamins A and C, Lutein and dietary fibre.