Gusto Italia Spinach Matador
Smooth deep-green leaves are perfect for salad mix or young spinach greens. Very flavorful and tender. The perfect spinach selection! Requires plenty of moisture.
Latin Name: Spinacia oleracea
Product Weight: 3 grams / approximately 260-280 seeds
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: One of the best tasting spinaches
Days to Harvest: 45 days
Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 21 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")
Row Spacing: 40 cm (16")
Plant Spacing: 25 cm (10")
Best Container Size: 12"+
Planting Instructions: Plant directly in the garden as soon as ground can be worked and danger of frost has passed. Repeat plantings every two weeks to extend the harvest season of fresh spinach. Best growth occurs in spring and fall, and be sure to do a second sowing in late summer for a fall crop.
Suggestions: Harvest entire plants at the soil line when outer leaves are 6 inches long. Or, just cut away outer leaves as needed for a continuous crop until hot weather. Sow again in the late summer.
Preparation Ideas: Perfect to add to a salad mix.