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PlantFiles: Spinach
Spinacia oleracea 'Scarlet'

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

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
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:

No positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 29, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A hybrid red veined cultivar from Daehnfeldt which adds color to the baby leaf spinach market. Resistant to Powdery mildew.

Regional...

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

Queen Creek, Arizona



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