Year Introduced: 1978
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Hybridizer or Originator: Royal Sluis

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 6-8 inches
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind

Common names
  • Spinach

Photo Gallery
Location: Augusta GA
Date: 2008-04-05
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Feb 21, 2017 4:10 PM concerning plant:
    Dark green long standing smooth leaf cultivar that does well here in Georgia. More reliable than savoy leaf types. Resistant to Downy Mildew.
  • Posted by Trish (Grapevine, TX - Zone 8a) on May 3, 2022 8:57 AM concerning plant:
    45 days. For warmer areas. Smooth, round leaves produced on disease- and bolt-resistant plants.

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Spinaches Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Spinaches (Spinacia oleracea)

« The Spinaches Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by arctangent and is called "Mirror, mirror"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.