Organic Bloomsdale Spinach, 1874 Heirloom
Seed Exchange -Developed in 1874 by D. Landreth & Sons seed company of Philadelphia. Vigorous upright plants with dark green, glossy, savoyed leaves. Fine quality, very tender, excellent flavor. Quick growing variety with heavy yields. Well adapted for late spring or summer plantings, slow to bolt. 39-60 days Organic Dark green, glossy, savoyed leaves Tender leaves with excellent flavor Quick growing and productive Slow to bolt 39-60 days 250 Seeds Instructions - Spinach grows best in cool weather and should be planted in early spring or late summer to produce a fall crop. For best yields, harvest continually and make successive...
Organic Norfolk Spinach, 1878 Heirloom
Seed Exchange - Prized for its excellent taste, this historic variety has traveled from gardener to gardener. Seed Savers Exchange acquired it from the Abundant Life Seed Foundation in the 1980s; the foundation obtained its seed stock in the 1970s from grower and SSE member Peter Ruppell. Believed to be the same variety sold by Peter Henderson as early as 1878, it grows semi-upright plants that are 10" tall and 2" wide and bear dark-green, savoyed leaves that are heart-shaped with long petioles. The variety resists bolting when sown in the spring but may grow larger when planted in the fall. Round...