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Product ID Seed1691

Spinach , New Zealand (Warm Weather)

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Tetragonia tetragonoides, 19th C - Warm Weather Spinach, Grown as edible leaves as a cut & come again salad or ornamental plant for ground cover, Treat as spinach in all ways. Flavour very similar to, but milder than normal Spinach, this heat-resistant, low growing, warm-weather alternative does well in hot conditions when spinach can "bolt". A heavy yield can be picked through summer, very high in vitamin content. Slugs & snails do not bother it. First mentioned by Captain Cook. It was immediately picked, cooked & pickled to help fight scurvy. Annual, Seed Count Approx - 20 avg
 
SOWING - Sow directly outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. Cover seeds with 1/2 in of soil. Soak seed 24 hours prior to planting in warm water. (For second crop plant again in early summer) Continually harvest the top 3 or 4 inches of stems & leaves

Price: £2.20
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