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

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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.

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