Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach
- Open Pollinated. 46 days. Heirloom.
- Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach, a distinctive variety because of its glossy, heavy textured, intensely crinkled leaves.
- Plants tend to grow erect, remaining in rosette stage before bolting.
- This is a standard variety for late spring and early summer crops.
- Introduced in 1925.
Planting Directions: Sow seed outdoors in early spring when soil temperatures have reached 45? to 75 ? Plant seed ½” deep thinning plants 4-6” apart. When preparing the soil add a general purpose fertilizer or compost .Spinach grows best when soil temperature reaches about 60?. Plant again in fall 60-70 days before first frost. Water light but regularly. Spinach bolts during hot weather or when there is more than 14 hours of light.