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Spinach: Spinacia oleracea 'Merlo Nero'

Botanical name: Spinacia oleracea 'Merlo Nero'

Common name: spinach

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Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Spinach: Spinacia oleracea 'Merlo Nero'

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Soil: damp, 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 'Merlo Nero'"

Enhance any salad or stir fry with 'Merlo Nero' Spinach. This Italian variety sports crinkled green leaves packed full of flavor. In warmer zones, it can have both a Spring and Fall planting. Maturity in 40-50 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in Italy

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