Anna' was developed specifically for baby-greens production. Enjoy tender, flavorful, easy-to-clean leaves in just 28 days! Great for fresh salads, or added to stir-fries at the last minute. Spinach packs a punch when it comes to vitamins and minerals. Full-grown plants in just 60 days. Plants are resistant to downy mildew and bolting.
• Botanical Name: Spinacia oleracea (hybrid)
• Days to Maturity: 28 – 60 Days
• Family: Amaranthaceae
• Native: Southwest Asia
• Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual. Very cold hardy; fall-sown plants may overwinter even in climates with sub-zero temperatures.
• Plant Dimensions: 6" – 8" tall and wide
• Variety Information: Rich green, rounded to oval leaves, smooth with a slight savoy. 'Anna' is resistant to downy mildew and bolting.
• When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is above 40°F; ideally 50°–75°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 4 weeks before your average first fall frost date. If mulched, spinach can overwinter in sub-zero temperatures. Soil temperatures above 85°F halt germination. Mild Climates: Sow in fall for cool-season harvests.
• When to Start Inside: Sow indoors any time of year for baby greens, with indoor temperatures 60°-75°F. Successive Sowings: Every 2 weeks for a continual supply.
• Days to Emerge: 5 – 10 Days
• Seed Depth: ½"
• Seed Spacing: ¾"
• Thinning: Not necessary