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PlantFiles: Spinach
Spinacia oleracea 'Tyee'

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

4 vendors have this plant for sale.

Category:
Annuals
Biennials
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

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

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Calalily 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 rebecca101 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 Farmerdill On Aug 12, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 44 day heat tolerant hybrid.

Regional...

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

Gobles, Michigan
Kansas City, Missouri
Marshall, Missouri
South Padre Island, Texas



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