US source for perpetual spinach (aka spinach beet, leafbeet)
I grew perpetual spinach last year. I got the seeds from Fedco. I loved it. It’s a type of chard, but the stems are very thin, and the texture is very much like spinach, and this was a really nice green to put in summer salads when all the mustards were growing bitter. It grew all summer and withstood some cold — for all I know, it’s still doing fine under the snow.
Unfortunately, I got poor germination from the Fedco seeds. Can anyone suggest another source for perpetual spinach seeds?0 thumbs up!Posted almost 4 years ago
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