Spinach 'Giant 157 Hybrid'
Giant 157 Hybrid is part of the Spinacia genus and is a Spinach variety. Its scientific name is Spinacia oleracea 'Giant 157 Hybrid'. Giant 157 Hybrid is generally thought of as a hybrid variety.
Extra-large, smooth, heavy leaves are easy to clean. Crisp when fresh in salads and creamy-smooth when cooked. Very productive. 1This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Giant 157 Hybrid is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).
This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Giant 157 Hybrid Spinach is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.
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How to grow Spinach 'Giant 157 Hybrid'
Sow in average soil in early spring or late summer. Sow seeds thinly and cover with 1/2" soil. Firm lightly. Thin seedlings when plants are 2-3" high. 1Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Giant 157 Hybrid is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Giant 157 Hybrid are Zone 6 and Zone 9. Giant 157 Hybrid requires a loamy soil with a ph of 6.0 - 7.0 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to neutral soil.
Growing Giant 157 Hybrid from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Giant 157 Hybrid about 60 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Giant 157 Hybrid
Harvesting Giant 157 Hybrid
Spinach 'Giant 157 Hybrid' information
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1 Burpee seed packet