Spinach 'Medania'

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

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Genus Spinacia
Group/Species oleracea
Variety Medania
Common Name Spinach
Border Position Kitchen Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow direct March to July or August and September in rows 30cm (12in) apart for mature plants or 10-15cm (4-6in) apart for baby leaves. Cover with 1.5cm (1/2in) of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. For continuous crops sow every 2-3 weeks. You can also try sowing into lengths of guttering from February for planting out 4 weeks later.
Care Tips Spinach is best grown in partial shade in a fertile, moisture-retentive soil. Prior to sowing, prepare the area by digging in up to two bucketfuls per square metre of well-rotted organic matter such as garden compost, and raking in a general fertiliser such as Organic GroChar Fertiliser. Leaves can develop a bitter taste if grown in soil that lacks nutrients. Keep plants well-watered during hot, dry weather.
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.
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Spinach 'Medania' reviews

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Reviewed 6th January 2021 by Valerie

I have received plants and garden accessories from Sarah Raven for several years. Everything has been delivered on time, well packed and in good condition.

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Reviewed 6th August 2019 by Margaret

i had very little success with these seeds

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Reviewed 5th August 2019 by Patricia

Enjoyed this product. Although growing in 1 pot is not enough.

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Reviewed 3rd August 2019 by Julie

Did not grow, very disappointing

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Susan

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sally-Ann

Lovely variety which I had not grown before.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Louise

Spinach bolted almost immediately

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mrs Loughlin

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.