• Spinach - Bloomsdale Seeds - Organic

Spinach - Bloomsdale Seeds - Organic

$ 3.00

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Bloomsdale Spinach has thick, crinkly, dark green leaves that have a rich nutty flavor. It grows quickly and handles hot weather better than other varieties. This spinach is very reliable and heavy yielding. A popular heirloom that is easy to grow and tastes great fresh or cooked.

Spinach seeds can be planted outdoors.

Sow seed directly into the garden soil in early spring before the last frost date. They can also be planted in late spring, summer, and fall. 

Plant seeds 1/2” deep and 4” apart. Later thin to 8" apart and rows can be 10" wide. They should come up in 7-14 days depending on soil and weather conditions. Sow in early spring for the first crop, and again every 7 days for an extended spinach harvest. Grows best in average, well-drained soil, and full sun. Keep well watered and fertilize after thinning.

Each packet contains 50 Organic Bloomsdale spinach seeds. Spinacia oleracea. Annual. Open-pollinated, heirloom, non-GMO. Harvest in 45 days. $3.00

This packet plants a 15' row with 25 plants.

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Spinach leaves are edible.

Enjoying fresh spinach from the garden is an early-season joy. Spinach leaves are tender and flavorful when eaten fresh, and have the best flavor if harvested when young. Cut spinach leaves off just above the roots before it flowers. 

Features.

This variety of dark green spinach has been a standout in many regions, including the North. The full, upright plants produce high yields of large, triangular leaves that are packed full of flavor. It is a versatile addition to recipes including omelets, pasta dishes, and salads. It withstands longer cooking times than other varieties, and still hold its shape and texture. Spinach can be preserved by freezing, dehydrating, or canning.

Benefits.

Bloomsdale spinach is rich in lutein, a nutrient that helps lower cholesterol and aid in eye health. Also an excellent source of antioxidants, it has four times the beta carotene of broccoli and contains carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, folic acid. and a host of other beneficial nutrients. 

The phytonutrients in spinach are powerful anti-cancer agents. The huge vitamin and mineral content in spinach contributes to cardiovascular and colon health, better brain function and eyesight, and more energy.

 

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