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Spinach: Spinacia oleracea 'Gigante d'Inverno'

Botanical name: Spinacia oleracea 'Gigante d'Inverno'

Common name: spinach

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Spinach: Spinacia oleracea 'Gigante d'Inverno'

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Soil: dry, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 2a thru 10b
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

winter interest, fall interest, edible

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description for "Spinach: Spinacia oleracea 'Gigante d'Inverno'"

Huge glossy green leaves characterize 'Gigante d'Inverno' Spinach. This Italian favorite, sports leaves that can reach 10 inches and boasts excellent taste and texture. This variety is also cold resistant but will tend to bolt in warmer climates. Enjoy in salads or stir fry. Maturity in 50 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in Italy

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