Spinach ‘Bloomsdale' (Spinacia oleracea)
This traditional heavily savoyed bunching spinach has been bred for cooking not for salads. Best grown for harvesting in autumn, winter and early spring.
When to sow: Early spring - mid autumn
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: Thin to 15cm use thinnings as baby leaf; Between rows: 30-40cm
Directions: We don't recommend planting in seed trays. Sowing straight in the garden is the much better option.