Viroflay Spinach Seeds
Viroflay Spinach SN7-50

Viroflay Spinach Seeds

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SKU SN7-100
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: France France
Planting Instructions
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21 to 45 days. Spinacia oleracea. Open Pollinated. Viroflay Spinach. This early maturing plant produces good yields of very flavorful smooth dark green spinach leaves. If used for baby leaves, they can be harvested in just 21 days. This variety has a low acid taste. The leaves can grow up to 10" long. Usually steamed or boiled for nutritious greens and used to make an exciting salad. Viroflay Spinach is also used to treat illness, boost brain health, and aid in digestion. This fast growing spinach can be planted in the third week of August for fall crops. Also known as Monster of Viroflay Spinach and Monstrueux de Viroflay Spinach. An excellent choice for home gardens and market growers. An 1866 heirloom from France. United States Department of Agriculture, PI 192146.

Lot No: D6702

Germination: 75%

Test Date: 06/24

Seeds Per Pound: 48,000

Plant Height: 8 to 10” Tall

Planting Season: Spring/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Direct Sow

Spinacea oleracea

Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4 to 1/2"35 F to 70 F 7 to 14 daysPartial Shade/Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"18" 6"30 - 70 days
Spinach Seed Planting Information:

Spinach is a curly leaf plant and used fresh of cooked like a green. Spinach does not do well in very hot weather. It will stop producing leaves when during the hot summer days. You can have successive plantings throughout the year by planting every three weeks. Spinach seeds are usually planted directly in the garden. In the spring, plant seeds 4 to 6 weeks before last frost date. Plant in August for fall harvest. Plants grow 3 - 8" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil consistently moist. Water well during dry and hot spells. Water in the morning only, on the side of the plants and not directly on the leaves.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro periodically.

Harvest Tips:

You can cut outer leaves as you need them if you want the plant to produce more leaves, or you can cut the entire plant at ground level.

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