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Spinach 'Kansas' F1 Hybrid - SowStrong® CollectionSpinacia oleracea

Just £2.49

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This outstanding summer spinach is best grown as a high yielding, full sized plant, but can also be grown for 'baby leaf'. British bred Spinach 'Kansas' produces medium thick, mid green, smooth, oval leaves with a good flavour whether eaten raw or cooked. This productive variety shows resistance to all the modern races of downy mildew. Its slow growing habit also gives it good resistance to bolting. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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Patio, Kitchen Garden

Hardy

Sun or semi shade, Dappled shade

20cm (7.9in)

30cm (11.8in)

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Water spinach regularly as dry conditions may cause spinach plants to bolt. Hoe between rows to prevent weeds from establishing. A thick mulch applied around the plants will help to retain moisture in the soil. Harvest spinach leaves when required by picking a few leaves from each plant. Regular harvesting will promote a constant supply of fresh young growth. Alternatively pull up whole, mature plants.

The layers of micronutrients and microelements, essential for plant growth, make SowStrong™ ideal for all soil types. These encapsulated seeds require moist soil conditions at sowing time for optimum emergence.

Direct sow spinach outdoors from March to August in well prepared, fertile, moist soil in sun or semi shade. Early spring and late autumn sowings can also be made under cloches or in the border soil of a cold greenhouse. Sow seeds thinly at a depth of 1cm (1/2") in drills 30cm (12") apart in soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 5cm (2") apart. The thinning are ideal for adding to salads. Sow every 3 to 4 weeks for a continual supply of spinach leaves throughout summer and autumn.

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