• Beet Leaf Perpetual Spinach Seeds

Beet Leaf Perpetual Spinach Seeds

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250 Seeds
Beta vulgaris
Item Code: 11349
Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit



An easy, reliable and milder alternative to spinach, which is very fast and easy to grow, cropping for much of the year.

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Planting & Harvesting

Sow & Grow

Outdoors: Sow thinly, March-July, where they are to crop, 2.5cm (1") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained, fertile soil, which has already been watered. Allow 40cm (16") between rows. Early sowings may benefit from cloche protection. Seedlings usually appear in 7-21 days. Water well until plants are established. Thin out to 15cm (6") apart. 1 or 2 further sowings will ensure a continuous supply of leaves. Harvest: June-October. Pick a few leaves at a time, without stripping plants. Give cloche protection from October onwards to encourage cropping into the winter months.

Hint's & Tips

Pinch out the central shoots of the plants to prolong the period of harvest. Cook leaf beet as you would spinach.