Leaf beet seeds – Perpetual Spinach.

£1.40

4 in stock

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Description

Not a true Spinach but used in exactly the same way. Does not run to seed in dry conditions and is winter hardy. Produces a mass of mid-green leaves with thin stems. Also known as Spinach Beet.


 


WHEN TO SOW


March to August


Where to Sow


Sow thinly in shallow drills 2cm (3/4″) deep with 35-45cm (15-18″) between rows.


What to do Next


Do not transplant seedlings. As they appear gradually thin until plants are spaced 20cm (8″)apart. Pull rather than cut , leaves as required leaving plants to continue to develop.


NUTRITIONAL VALUES


Rich in Beta carotene, calcium and iron


MATURITY


All year round


HANDY TIP


Treat like cut and come again Lettuce, regular cropping of young leaves encourages new growth.