Bloomsdale Spinach Art Pack

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  • Art Pack by Ayumi Horie.
  • Going to seed on the farm.
  • Early spring.

Bloomsdale Spinach

Spinacia oleracea

Certified Organic Seed

Spring's first sowings.
Ships December 8th, 2014

Availability: Out of stock

$3.95

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Our chickens love table scraps and crow with glee when we scatter leftovers for them to devour. Too bad for them Bloomsdale rarely makes it from kitchen to coop. These succulent, slightly savoyed leaves are our earliest new growth greens after a winter of dried, frozen, canned, and fermented foods from last year's garden bounty. If you sow these seeds in November, you'll have something to crow about when the ground thaws next spring.
Number of Seeds 200
Spacing in Row 6 to 8 inches
Spacing Between Rows 12 inches
Planting Depth ½ inch
Days to Germination 5 to 7
Days to Maturity 45
Height at Maturity 12 to 18 inches
Width at Maturity 8 to 10 inches
Direct sow Bloomsdale Spinach anytime soil can be worked in the cooler months, from about 6 weeks before first fall frost until the date of your last spring frost. Harvest promptly, especially in late spring, when it tends to bolt under heat pressure. Fall crops yield until deep winter; with a cold frame, you can be eating spinach all winter long.
Ayumi Horie learned to love working with her hands early on as her Japanese family fished, gardened, and cooked. Her pots are illustrated with inspiration from Japanese folk traditions, comics, and historical illustrations.

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