Bloomsdale - Spinach

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Bloomsdale is a garden-fresh flavored standard spinach. Plant in the fall, and it will overwinter and mature in the early spring. Sow in early spring for late spring/early summer harvest. Decent bolt and heat resistance. 4 g ~ 300 seeds.

Plant seeds directly into the garden starting 4-6 weeks before average last frost date and continue planting every 2 weeks until the average last frost date. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 50-65 degrees. Sow thickly, then thin to 1 plant every 3-4". Plant again in late summer up until about 3-4 weeks before average first frost date. Spinach seeds do not germinate well in warm soil. To overwinter spinach for a very early season crop, plant 4 weeks before the average first frost date, mulch heavily with straw or leaves, and harvest in early spring.

Scientific Name: Spinacia oleracea
Days to Maturity: 44
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Plant Spacing: 3-5"
Row Spacing: 12-18"
Light Requirements: Sunny / Partial shade
Plant Height: 10-12"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: Yes

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Katherine Kiefer

Poor germination

Hi Katherine, we're sorry to hear you had poor germination rates with your Bloomsdale spinach seeds. We would love to help troubleshoot the issue and get you planting successfully. We guarantee our seeds and they have all undergone germination & purity testing to ensure high quality... but I understand that they may not have performed as expected in your garden. We will be reaching out to via email so we can discuss what may have gone wrong and how we might be able to help.