Spinach, Noble Giant

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Geography/History:
The Giant Noble is an inbreeding result of a monoecious plant found in the Gaudry variety. It was released by Zwaan and Van der Molen of Voorburg, Netherlands in 1926.

Nutritional Value:
A good source of Chlorophyl, Iron, and Vitamin: C

Sun:                              Full to partial
Spacing:                      12″
Height:                        12″ – 18”
Optimum Soil Ph:    6 to 6.5
Days To Maturity:    48
Sowing Method:       Outdoors

Planting/Growing Tips:
Spinach is a cool weather crop and can either be planted in spring or fall.  For a spring crop, be sure to start these vegetable seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date so that they can be transplanted in very early spring.  For a fall harvest, these heirloom seeds can be directly sown.  For best results it is very important to keep soil evenly moist with regular light watering.

When direct seeding, you should plant these heirloom seeds 1-2″ apart.  Once they have shown several true leaves and are about 4″ tall, you should then thin to final spacing.  For continual harvests, stagger plantings every 2-3 weeks for delicious spinach all season long.

 

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