Spinach Bordeaux Seeds

Spinach Bordeaux Seeds

Spinacia oleracea (hybrid)

Item #0212

28-40 days. A beautiful innovation in spinach, the burgundy stems and veins accent the bright green leaves. Rich with tender, sweet flavor, Bordeaux enhances any fresh garden salad and adds color to spinach dip, pizza and quiche. Leaves can be picked at any stage from small baby leaves to full size.

This packet sows two 8-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/2”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 4”-6”

Row Spacing:
1’

Thinning:
When 1” tall
thin to 1
every 4”-6”


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or as soon as the soil can be worked. Successive sowings thereafter every 3 weeks until 4 weeks before the first fall frost. If mulched, spinach can overwinter in sub-zero temperatures.

When to start inside: Not recommended.

Harvesting: Pick individual leaves from outer edges of plant as they become big enough to use, or cut the whole plant 1" above the ground, and new leaves will be produced. Harvest before the plant sends up a flower stalk.

Artist: Marjorie Leggitt



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