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Viroflay Spinach Seeds
  • Viroflay Spinach Seeds

Viroflay Spinach Seeds

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Also known as the 'Monstrueux de Viroflay,’ this French classic has huge leaves, a splendid taste, and does great in fall and winter gardens.


    Spinacia oleracea


    50 Days


    Hardy Annual

  • Plant Size

    Height Up To 20cm (7.9in) Spread Up To 30cm (11.8in)

  • Hardiness & Longevity

    Hardy Annual

  • Ideal For

    Patio Kitchen Garden

  • Position In

    Sun Or Semi Shade Dappled Shade


Viroflay Spinach Seeds

[50 days] An open-pollinated French heirloom, dating back to the early1800’s, Viroflay spinach is known for its “monstrous” leaves that can grow up to 20 cm long. But don’t worry, the size doesn’t negatively affect the flavor—the leaves maintain a fine flavor regardless of whether you harvest them at full size or as baby spinach. Grows quickly and does especially well in the fall/winter garden.

Common Questions

How do you grow Viroflay Spinach seeds? Sow your Viroflay seeds 1 inch deep with 2 inches of space between each. Your seeds will have germinated in 9 days. Plant seeds every 10 days between July and September for fresh Spinach leaves continuously.

Why are my Viroflay seedlings dying? Your Viroflay spinach may be suffering from fungus diseases. Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Fusarium and Phytophthora can cause your seeds to blight and die quickly. If your spinach seedlings have a disease then remove and destroy the crops immediately. You can help protect your plants from garden diseases by rotating your crop positioning every season.

Does Virolfay spinach need full sun? Viroflay is a fast growing plant that produces many leaves for you to enjoy during the growing season. Your spinach plant will really thrive in a full position spot in your garden, but can still produce leaves throughout in a partially shaded spot.

Sow and Harvest Times


Product Features

Germination Time
7 - 10 Days
Sowing Method
Direct to Ground
Days to Maturity
50 Days
Grow in Greenhouse
Optional, for Early Crop
Number of Seeds Per Packet


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