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Spinach Seeds, Matador

Spinacia oleracea
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Spinach Matador has smooth deep-green leaves that are perfect for salad mix or young spinach greens. Very flavorful and tender. The perfect spinach selection! Requires plenty of moisture.

  • SKU: 122336
Growing Information Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Grow best in
Grows
Best In:
Full sun|Partial sun
Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
7 to 21 days
Water needs
Water
Needs:
Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
45 days
Best container size
Best
Container Size:
12"+
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Spinacia oleracea
  • Fill Weight (grams): 3
  • Approximate Seed Count: 260-280
  • Planting Method: Sow Direct
  • Plant Lifecycle: Annual
  • Seed Type: Open Pollinated
  • Water Needs: Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
  • Flavor: One of the best tasting spinaches
  • Companion Planting: Plant near beans, cilantro (coriander), eggplant, oregano, peas, rosemary, strawberries. Peas and beans offer a natural form of protection for spinach, creating shade. Cilantro, oregano, and rosemary are believed to have insect-repelling properties.
  • Preparation Ideas: Perfect to add to a salad mix.
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Plant directly in the garden as soon as ground can be worked and danger of frost has passed. Repeat plantings every two weeks to extend the harvest season of fresh spinach. Best growth occurs in spring and fall, and be sure to do a second sowing in late summer for a fall crop.
  • Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
  • Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")
  • Plant Spacing: 25 cm (10")
  • Row Spacing: 40 cm (16")

Suggestions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Harvest entire plants at the soil line when outer leaves are 6 inches long. Or, just cut away outer leaves as needed for a continuous crop until hot weather. Sow again in the late summer.

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