Bloomsdale Longstanding Spinach

Bloomsdale Longstanding Spinach is a delicious, easy-to-grow green leaf plant that can be used for salads or condiments.  The Bloomsdale is a slow-to-bolt variety that has heavy, glossy, crumpled dark leaves.  Leaves can be harvested each week. 

  • Non-Hybrid
  • High Germination Rate
  • Regenerating

Description

Bloomsdale Longstanding Spinach is a delicious, easy-to-grow green leaf plant that can be used for salads or condiments.  The Bloomsdale is a slow-to-bolt variety that has heavy, glossyhttps://www.survivalseeds.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=171&action=edit, crumpled dark leaves.  Spinach is delicious when cooked, or it can be served as an ingredient in many recipes.  It can also be steamed or served with butter and lemon juice. Spinach is typically a cool-weather crop and is not designed to withstand temperatures above 75 degrees Fahrenheit. One reason many gardeners choose Bloomsdale Longstanding Spinach is because the spinach leaves can be harvested each week. An ounce of spinach seed generally has approximately 2,400 seeds, more than enough to plant a home garden for several years.

 

As with any vegetable, spinach is especially nutritious. It is low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Niacin and Zinc, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

 

Spinach is believed to have originated in Persia, or present day Iran, in about 647 A.D.  Since then, it spread through much of Europe and eventually came to the United States in 1784 when the first seed company opened in Philadelphia.  Spinach is the perfect nutritional addition to any Seed Kit or Seed Bank.

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