Spinach Imperial Green F1 Seed
Imperial Green is a very dark green bunching variety. Its smooth, Asian-leaf shape, paired with an upright plant habit makes it easy to harvest. A very heat tolerant green with more bolt resistance than other Asian spinach types.
Latin Name: Spinacia oleracea
Product Weight: 1.5 grams / approximately 130-140 seeds
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Succulent and rich
Days to Harvest: 35 to 40 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"+
Disease Resistance: Bolting, downey mildew
Tolerance: Heat tolerant
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: Pick young for baby greens.