Spinach 'Perpetual'

Spinach 'Perpetual' or Spinach Beet is a prolific green leaf veg, with a very similar taste and texture to spinach. This is one to sow in early autumn for picking right through the winter and into spring. More
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Spinach 'Perpetual' or Spinach Beet is a prolific green leaf veg, with a very similar taste and texture to spinach.

This is one to sow in early autumn for picking right through the winter and into spring.

Spinach 'Perpetual' is tasty, long-producing and very easy to grow, an exceptional, underrated and very worthwhile plant particularly for those with a tiny garden or those with no time. Just shove this in and it will produce spinach leaves for an entire year.

Genus Beta vulgaris subsp.cicla
Variety Perpetual
Group Heritage
Type Short-lived Perennial (grown as a Hardy Annual)
Common Name Spinach Beet
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 20cm (8in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow early autumn for picking right through the winter and into the spring or sow March-April for harvesting from summer.
Care Tips Extremely resistant to bolting. Keep well weeded. Will grow well in containers.
Harvesting All year - 7-8 weeks from sowing. Pick the outer leaves, leaving the inner ones to mature.
Cooking Notes Enjoy raw or steamed. The stalks are edible and taste deliciously like asparagus.
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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