Spinach
Spinacia oleracea 'Skookum'

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

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 25, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 35 day semi-savoyed leaf spinach. Skokum was slower to emerge than Teton, but once up and growing it is really vigorous. I t has caught and passed Teton in size of plant. Beautiful dark green plant.