‘Bloomsdale’ is an early 1800’s, dependable, open-pollinated heirloom variety. For growing tender, baby greens in as little as 28 days, you can sow seeds just 1″ apart. Very nutritious—lots of vitamins A and C and iron. A good container variety. Plants grow up to 6″-8″ tall. Botanical Interests’® Bloomsdale Spinach Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 98 feet.
28-45 days to maturity.
Outdoors: Sow 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is above 40ºF; ideally 50°–75°F.
For Successive Sowings: Sow every 3 weeks until 4 weeks before your average first fall frost date. If mulched, spinach can overwinter in sub–zero temperatures. Soil temperatures above 85ºF halt germination. In mild climates. sow in fall for cool-season harvests.
Indoors: Not recommended, as roots are sensitive to disturbance.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.