Spinach
Spinacia oleracea 'Tyee'

Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Spinacia (spin-AH-see-ah) (Info)
Species: oleracea (awl-lur-RAY-see-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Tyee

Category:

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gobles, Michigan

Kansas City, Missouri

Marshall, Missouri

South Padre Island, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 20, 2011, Calalily from Deep South Coastal, TX (Zone 10a) wrote:

Has a wonderful, crunchy texture with great flavor. It handles heat well and is one of the last varieties to bolt at our farm.

Positive

On May 26, 2009, rebecca101 from Madison, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

I love Tyee. It has big dark, bright green leaves, quite puckered and crinkly, which are thick, juicy, and flavorful. It holds for a relatively long time if kept picked.

Neutral

On Aug 12, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 44 day heat tolerant hybrid.