Red Kitten F1
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A lovely spinach with glossy green leaves and red veins. A slow-bolting, mid-early producer ideal for baby leaf production.
Red Kitten F1 Spinach Seeds
Delicious and pretty, Red Kitten spinach will grace any salad with added tenderness, flavour, and colour. Growing upright with uniform, smooth leaves, Red Kitten can be used both for baby leaf production (in the spring) or full size bunching (fall/winter). Since this variety is slow bolting, you can continue successive plantings of it well into the early months of summer.
Resistant to Downy Mildew races 1-13.
Can you grow Spinach from seeds? Spinach thrives in cooler weather and shorter days to it's usually best to start sowing in the Autumn for most vegetable gardeners. Plant your spinach seeds 1 inch apart in rows 15 inches aprt and make sure to cover with 1/2 inch of soil.
How long does it take for Spinach seeds to germinate? Spinach seeds tend to germinate in around nine days. To speed up the germination process you can soak your seeds in room temperature water for 24 hours, before placing them in an airtight container and keeping in a cool place for 6 days.
Does Spinach need full sun to grow from seeds? Spinach seeds love cooler weather and can produce high yields of leaves in a short time. Your Spinach plant will prefer full sun but can still offer a very nice harvest from partial shade as long as the temperatures remain the same.
Red Kitten F1 Details
- Average Germination Time
- 7 - 10 Days
- Sowing Method
- Direct to Ground
- Days to Maturity
- 50 Days
- Packet Seed Count
- Recommended Soil pH
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