Spinach Viroflay -  Organic Heirloom vegetable seed Australia LifeForce Seeds
Spinach Viroflay -  Organic Heirloom vegetable seed Australia LifeForce Seeds

Spinach Viroflay

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Spinach, Viroflay (Spinacia oleracea)

Also known as the 'Monstrueux de Viroflay(Monster of Viroflay ) This classic French heirloom spinach is known for its monstrous leaves that can grow up to 60 cm long. It produces lightly savoyed green leaves with a delicate flavor. It has lower levels of oxalic acid than other varieties — Ready for baby leaf harvest in just 21 days!

Plant type: Annual

Sow when: Early Spring, Autumn

Sow where:  Punnets/ direct  

Spacing x Height: 30 cm x 60 cm

Position: Full sun/ Partial shade

Harvest: 50 days

Growing Details: Sow spinach seeds in Spring or Autumn. Spinach germinates best in cool soil. Spinach is a heavy feeder and has shallow roots, so keep the soil moist, cool and mulch well. If the seeds are sown in soil over 30 °C, resulting in low or erratic germinations.

seeds per package: 100