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SILVERBEET – FORDHOOK GIANT

$3.00

  • Seeds per Pack: 100

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SILVERBEET – FORDHOOK GIANT

Spinacia oleracea

Silverbeet Fordhook Giant has rich, dark green leaves with strong white stems. It is rich in vitamins. This tasty, versatile and easily grown vegetable will provide a continuous crop. Cook the stalks and eat as celery – the rich leaves as spinach. Biennial normally grown as an annual, growing to 70cm. A very popular home garden variety. Large tender green curled leaves with white ribs and stalks. Excellent flavour. Frost tolerant.

Plant seeds every 40cm (16in) in rows 12mm (half-inch) deep and 30cm (1ft) apart. Thin out to one plant every 40cm (16in). Keep well watered. Plant in early Spring through to early Autumn. Harvest 8-12 weeks from sowing.

 

Germination Time (Days)
Harvest Time (Days)
Sowing Depth (mm) 12
Plant Spacing (cm) 40
Row Spacing (cm) 30
pH
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings
Seed Preparation