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English Spinach / Baby Spinach
Lot of approx. 60-100 seeds
This variety is excellent for baby leaves, producing crisp and tender leaves perfect for salads and usual spinach use. This particular variety is a french heirloom.
Sowing time - Autumn to Winter or in cool zones - late summer to next spring, best in cooler climates or cooler time of the...
Jute Plant / Egyptian Spinach / Jew's Mallow
This versatile herb is also known as Egyptian spinach, Jerusalem spinach, Molokhia, Mulukhiyah or Jew's mallow and is a common culinary herb in many eastern and Asian countries. It is highly nutritious and is also believed to have medicinal properties. The leaves and you...
Kang Kong / Ong Choy
approx 30 seeds
Also known as water spinach or swamp cabbage. Kang Kong is a ground hugging perennial leaf vegetable with lovely white flowers. It can be grown as a bog plant on the edge of a pond or anywhere with perpetually moist soil. Best in tropical and subtropical zones. This plant can be cooked in by ste...
ORACH / Mountain Spinach 'Red Leaf'
approx 200 seeds
This a great unusual leafy green, great as a substitute for spinach in warmer climates. Excellent healthy addition to salads.
Sowing time - Spring and Summer in most climates, Au-Spring in warmer climates
Oriental Spinach 'Summer Jade'
This is one of the most bolt resistant summer hardy spinach varieties available. Suitable for baby and full size leaf use. Great for warmer climates in which most other spinach varieties would struggle. Sowing time - Spring - Autumn Prefer sunny position, sow 12mm deep, emerge 7-20days Harvest in approx...
SPINACH 'Barese' / Silverbeet / Chard
This is a dwarf variety of chard primarily grown for baby leaf but also suitable for full sized plants, however they are much smaller than traditional chard, approx 45cm tall. Excellent warm climate substitute for true spinach.
Sowing time - Plant after last frost in cool areas or in the cooler mo...
Spinach 'Black Magic'
approx 60-100 seeds
This variety is great for baby leaves, fast growing with excellent taste. When matured the leaves are crinkled. Sowing time - Autumn to Winter or in cool zones - late summer to next spring Prefer sunny position, sow 12mm deep, emerge 7-20days Harvest in approx 8-10 weeks after sowing
Spinach 'Bloomsdale Long standing'
approx 100 seeds
This variety is heavy yielding with large glossy savoyed leaves and a erect and compact form. This variety is extremely hardy and withstands heat or cold, most soils and everything but the most extreme weather. Suitable to use as a baby leaf for salads.
Sowing time - Autumn to Winter or in cool...
This variety is a vigorous climber, most at home in the tropics and warm zones but also grown as a summer crop in cooler areas. Whilst regualr spinach tends to become bitter in warmer weather, this variety thrives in it. It can be grown up a trellis to save space and harvested for its leaves just like regular spinach. S...
Excellent cut and come again vegetable, perfect for baby leaves and full size leaves. Resistant to downy mildew and slow to bolt, this is not a true spinach but actually a variety of silverbeet, however it has smaller, thinner leaves similar to spinach. It is easier and longer growing than true spinach so makes...
Spinach 'Red Ceylon'
This plant is a vigorous climber, most at home in the tropics and warm zones but also grown as a summer crop in cooler areas. It is also known as malabar spinach. Whilst regular spinach tends to become bitter in warmer weather, this variety thrives in it. It can be grown up a trellis to save space and harvested for ...
Spinach 'Winter Giant' (also called English)
Lot of approx. 100 seeds
This variety is one of the best winter varieties, producing vitamin rich leaves throughout the cooler months. Great on a range of soil types and excellent for soups and cooking.
Sowing time - Autumn to Winter or in cool zones - late summer to next spring
Prefer sunny position,...
approx 30 seeds
This is a great variety producing red veined leaves, excellent slow bolting type for baby leaves. This variety is extremely hardy and withstands heat or cold, most soils and everything but the most extreme weather. Note this is an F1 hybrid and not suitable for seed saving.
Sowing time - Autumn to Winter or in cool z...
Warrigal Greens also known as New Zealand Spinach
This unusual plant is native to Australia and New Zealand and is extremely hardy, tolerating drought and frost. It makes an excellent as a substitute for spinach in hot climates but also grows well in cooler zones and can be steamed and eaten in the same way as spinach. Its trailing habi...
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