Mikado f1 hybrid is a variety of Spinach which is a member of the Spinacia family. Its botanical name is Spinacia oleracea 'Mikado f1 hybrid'. Mikado f1 hybrid is generally thought of as a hybrid variety.
According to the Thompson and Morgan web site, they don’t sell Mikado spinach. Looks like they’ve renamed it Oriento as the blurb is exactly the same as on my Mikado packet. Here’s the description:
“A unique Oriental Spinach with an upright habit, producing dark green, large, pointed leaves, multiple side shoots and long stems with pink tinged bases. Delicious chopped in stir fries, added to salads or steamed.
Good downy mildew resistance, for spring and autumn crop. Ideal for summer sowings due to its superb bolting resistance."A type of Vegetable, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Mikado f1 hybrid is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).
Mikado f1 hybrid Spinach tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Mikado f1 hybrid about 60 days before your last frost date.