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Spinach 'Giant Nobel'

Spinacia oleracea

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Giant Nobel is a variety of Spinach which is a member of the Spinacia family. Its botanical name is Spinacia oleracea 'Giant Nobel'. Giant Nobel is generally thought of as a heirloom open-polliated variety.

(From packet info)
Recommeded for freezing and canning, home and market gardens. Heavy yield and long standing.

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

Giant Nobel 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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How to grow Giant Nobel

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Thin when 7 cm high, with final spacing 15 cm. Keep moist.

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Giant Nobel 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. Giant Nobel needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.0 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil to neutral soil).

Growing Giant Nobel from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 2.34 inches (6.0 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 Giant Nobel about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Giant Nobel

Giant Nobel 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 Giant Nobel

Misspellings of Spinach 'Giant Nobel'

Giant Noble

Other Names for Spinach 'Giant Nobel'

Wideleaf Nobel, Nobel, Nobel Wide leaf, wide leaf nobel

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