Bloomsdale spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a variety of spinach that is known for its dark green, savoyed leaves, and its ability to tolerate hot weather. It is a popular choice for home gardens and markets. Bloomsdale spinach is a classic variety that is known for its high yield and its resistance to common spinach pests and diseases.
To grow Bloomsdale spinach, you will need:
Well-drained, fertile soil
Full sun or partial shade
Spinach seed or seedlings
Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date or sow seed directly into the ground after the last frost.
Transplant seedlings to the garden after all danger of frost has passed and the soil has warmed up. Space the plants about 1-2 feet apart.
Water the spinach regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Fertilize the spinach with a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.
Keep the spinach free of weeds and remove any diseased or damaged leaves to help prevent disease.
Harvest the spinach leaves when they are young, tender, and have reached their mature size.
Start seeds indoors or sow seed directly into the ground after the last frost date
Transplant seedlings to the garden or direct-sow seeds into the garden
Water the spinach regularly, keep the soil consistently moist
Fertilize every 4-6 weeks with a balanced fertilizer
Keep plants free of weeds and remove any diseased or damaged leaves
Harvest the spinach leaves when they are young, tender, and have reached their mature size
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