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Spinach 'Bloomsdale long standing'  

Spinacia oleracea

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Bloomsdale long standing is part of the Spinacia genus and is a Spinach variety. Its scientific name is Spinacia oleracea 'Bloomsdale long standing'. Bloomsdale long standing is generally thought of as a heirloom open-polliated variety. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Ao green colour.

Heavy, continuous yield of thick-textured, crinkled, glossy, dark green leaves. Matures quickly, slow to bolt. Remarkably cold and heat tolerant.
For first crop, direct sow in spring. Plant again in late summer. In mild winter areas, fall plantings yield in early spring.

Introduced in 1925, Bloomsdale Long Standing is the standard savoyed heirloom cultivar. Remarkably cold and heat resistant, slow to bolt. Matures quickly. Heavy, continuous yield of thick-textured, crinkled, glossy, dark green leaves.

For first crop, sow in spring. Plant again in late summer. In mild winter areas, fall plantings yield in early spring. Sun/Partial Shade.

48 days to harvest.

Bloomsdale long standing grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Bloomsdale long standing 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 Bloomsdale long standing Spinach 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 Bloomsdale long standing have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Bloomsdale long standing

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Bloomsdale long standing is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. USDA Hardiness Zone 6 to 9 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Bloomsdale long standing requires a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Bloomsdale long standing from seed

Ensure a distance of 3.12 inches (8.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.49 inches (1.25 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 8°C / 46°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Bloomsdale long standing

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Bloomsdale long standing is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Bloomsdale long standing

This variety has thick crinkled dark green leaves.

Ready in 50 days.

Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.

Other Names for Spinach 'Bloomsdale long standing'

Bloomsdale, Bloomsdale long-standing, Long standing bloomsdale