Spinach, Butterflay

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*Quick facts:

  • Great over-wintering spinach
  • Quick growing
  • Slow to bolt

 

Spinacia oleracea

This is a quick, slow to bolt, super hardy spinach!  This spinach has medium dark-green savoyed leaves and a very rich flavor. Quick-growing and late-bolting. Very dependable overwintering spinach when planted in the fall.  With a windbreak such a a straw bale, it can handle temps as low at -30F!

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

60-75

Not Rec.

6-14 d.

Yes

Shade to Full

1/8”

6”/10”

Direct sow 4-6 weeks before the average last frost. Harvest leaves individually or by cutting the whole plant. Plant successively every two weeks to keep you in young greens.  Can be grown in full shade during the heat of the summer, and part shade to full sun every other time of year.

Seed specs:  Packet size, 2.5 g., ~200 seeds

*This is one of 6 varieties we sell that was not grown at Giving Ground Farm.  This variety comes to us from Meadowlark Hearth.