Spinach 'Medania'

Spinach 'Medania' is a good, healthy variety with dark green leaves that have a wonderful soft texture as well as excellent flavour. More
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Spinach 'Medania' is a good, healthy variety with dark green leaves that have a wonderful soft texture as well as excellent flavour.

Grow it as a cut-and-come again salad leaf, picked at the baby leaf stage, or space it more widely and harvest leaves fully grown. I find spinach does best in dappled shade.

Genus Spinacia oleracea
Variety Medania
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Spinach
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Spacing 15-20cm (6-8in) apart. Eat thinnings in salads.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow February-April and/or August-September under cover in gutters/rootrainers, or sow direct in April and August. Good to grow in containers or in rows on the allotment.
Care Tips Perfect for baby leaves, at is has a tendency to bolt. Pick carefully so you don't damage the roots.
Harvesting March-May and September-November. 6-8 weeks from sowing.
Cooking Notes Enjoy baby leaves raw in salads, steam or stir-fry larger leaves.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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The best spinach I have ever grown

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Reviewed 19th June 2015 by Mary Bevan

I am currently harvesting masses of this lovely spinach. It has a wonderful flavour, lighter than most other spinaches, and even the larger leaves remain tender and full of flavour. I have never before managed to grow spinach that I actually liked, but I am about to order another packet of seeds of this one. My friends to whom I have given some of the leaves all agree that this is an excellent spinach.