America Spinach

Spinacia oleracea | SKU: 0655
3 Reviews
$2.25 to $16.75
  • Plant grows to 8 inches tall
  • Thick, deep green, savoyed leaves
  • For freezing, canning, and fresh eating
  • Slow to bolt and drought resistant

$2.25 to $16.75

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Item Details

This high-quality, heat- and drought-tolerant spinach is well-suited for spring sowing in long-day areas. Growing 8" tall with thick, deep-green, savoyed leaves, the acclaimed variety is slow to bolt. A 1952 All-America Selections winner, it was developed by the Dutch seedhouse Sluis & Groot. It is a long-standing, compact Bloomsdale type and can be frozen, canned, or used fresh. 43-55 days. ±2,300 seeds/oz

Learn to Grow America Spinach

Direct Seed: 1" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/2"

Germination: 7-14 Days

Thin: 6-8" Apart

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 plantings every ten days.

Ratings & Reviews

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Love this Spinach!

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This was my first year growing this spinach and I think every single seed germinated and grew very well. It grew quickly, very heat tolerant and I got at least 5 cuttings from each plant and some a few more! Very good flavor. My new favorite! I am now going to save the seeds for the next crop.

Few germinated. Slow growth

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I planted so many seeds indoors, outdoors, everywhere in between and only two germinated.

Seed Savers Response:
Spinach will germinate at soil temperatures between 40-75°F. Spinach takes up to a month to sprout at 40° while it may only take 5 days at 75° but at higher temperatures you may only see 30% germination rates. For best results soak seeds over night in water one week before planting.

Tender, non-bitter spinach!

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Excellent spinach- small, baby style. Slower to bolt. Great flavor, not bitter. This was an extra they threw in- and I’m back to order more!
I had good germination results with direct sow outdoors.