Baby Leaf, Spinach 'Black Glove'
Black Glove is best sown from early April until early September to give excellent crops during the cooler months. If sown during hot periods it is likely to bolt. It is equally suitable for baby leaf and full size bunching spinach. The leaves have an oval/pointed shape strong texture and dark green colour. ‘Black Glove’ has excellent disease resistance too.
When to sow: Early April until early September
Where to sow: Sow in a well prepared garden bed
Depth to sow: 5mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: Use thinnings as baby leaf; Between rows: 30-40cm
Directions: Plant seed direct in drills in the garden.