Spinach Medania has large mid to dark green leaves that are slightly blistered. The leaves measure about 17cm by 11cm wide when mature and taste mildly sweet & earthy but are juicy and tender. Spinach Medania produces lots of high quality leaves.
It can be harvested young as micro leaves or as baby leaves for salads or just allowed to mature to full leaf size. This variety is great for cut & come again production just harvest the older outer leaves regularly to ensure lots of new growth.
Spinach Medania can be sown from March to July for a summer crop or Aug to September for a autumn/winter crop although autumn sowings may need added protection. It is slow to bolt and has some mildew resistance.
This Spinach is well worth its Award of Garden Merit from the RHS presented in 2000 and reconfirmed in 2008.
Spinach Medania Vegetable Seed Information
||Approx 500 seeds per pack.
Fertile sunny site for autumn sowings, sunny/part-shade for spring/summer sowings.
|When to Sow:
March to July for spring/summer sowings or (Indoors in February) August to September for autumn sowings.
|How to Sow:
Sow seed very thinly into drills 1.5cm deep, in rows 30cm apart. Germination will take between 12-20 days. When seedlings are large enough to handle thin to one every 7cm and then again 3 weeks later, to one every 15cm. The thinnings can be eaten at micro-leaf or baby leaf stages. For autumn sowings added protection will probably be required e.g. cloche etc.
Keep well-watered especially in dry periods to help prevent bolting. Pick leaves regularly to ensure new fresh growth & continued leaf production.
||March to July sowings ready May to October. August to September sowings harvest late October to April.
When to Sow Spinach Medania Vegetable Seeds
RHS Award of Garden Merit
||Spinach Medania Vegetable Seeds have been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit (AGM). This award indicates that the plant is recommended by the RHS and helps gardeners make informed choices about plants. [READ MORE]
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