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Spinach 'Correnta'

Spinacia oleracea

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Correnta is a variety of Spinach which is a member of the Spinacia family. Its botanical name is Spinacia oleracea 'Correnta'. Correnta is generally thought of as a hybrid variety.

from the seed packet:

A superior hybrid spinach with great flavor and a versatile harvest period. Sow this unique, heat-tolerant variety spring through fall for a continuous harvest of tender, smooth, dark-green leaves. Delicious cooked in lasagna and wonderful in salads.

Days to germinate: 7-14
Depth to sow: 1/2 inch
Seed spacing: 1 inch
Row spacing: 12-18 inches
Days to harvest: 45

Sow seeds outdoors in a partial to full sun location with rich, moist, well-drained soil. Sow in spring as soon as the ground can be worked for a summer harvest or sow anytime summer through fall for harvests up to the first frost.

Thin seedlings to 4 to 6 inches apart when they are 2 to 3 inches tall. Use thinnings in salads.

Garden hints: Sow every 10 days for continuous crops.

An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Correnta is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).

Correnta 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Correnta have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Correnta

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Correnta is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so it will require protection in frosts and low temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 6 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Correnta needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.0 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil to neutral soil).

Growing Correnta from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 3.12 inches (8.0 cm) between Spinach plants. For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 8°C / 46°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Correnta about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Correnta

Correnta is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside - as a guideline, the minimum temperature outside should be approximately 0°C / 32°F.

Harvesting Correnta

Other Names for Spinach 'Correnta'