Spinach, Winter “Merlo Nero,” (Spinacea oleracea), packet of 200 seeds, organic
Family: Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae)
Annual. 50 to 60 days to maturity.
(Merlo Nero Spinach, Black Bird) A dark-green, almost black, deeply savoyed Italian cultivar. Thick, juicy leaves rich in chlorophyll, Vit C, A, E, B6, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, magnesium and potassium. Sow in autumn for a fall/winter crop. Soil temp must be below 85 degrees F. for efficient germination. Scatter seed on a prepared seedbed, barely cover and tamp. Keep cool and moist. Thin to 3 inches apart, or sow more densely and harvest whole plants.
200 Seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown