Click here for the latest information on COVID-19
Every purchase supports the work of the RHS Every purchase supports the work of the RHS
  • spinach / Spinacia oleracea 'Giant Winter'
  • Eventual height: 0.6m
  • Eventual spread: 0.45m

spinach 'Giant Winter'

spinach / Spinacia oleracea 'Giant Winter'

approx 225 seeds £2.19
approx 225 seeds £2.19
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile and moisture retentive

    A really hardy spinach which will shrug off frost, gales and even snow to keep you picking right through the coldest months of the year. The large, elegantly pointed leaves have a strong, rich flavour that's perfect in winter casseroles or lightly steamed as a delicious side vegetable.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow in shallow drills in a sheltered spot in light shade, and thin seedlings gradually until plants are 25cm apart: the thinnings can be replanted to make additional rows. Keep well watered, especially in dry spells, protect from slugs and hoe between plants to keep the weeds down. Protecting with a cloche through the very worst weather prevents leaves getting damaged by winter gales.

  • Sow: June to September

  • Harvest: October to January

  • Approximate quantity: 225 seeds.

Goes well with...

  • fennel Sweet Florence
    fennel 'Sweet Florence'
    £1.99 Buy
  • leaf beet Rhubarb Chard
    leaf beet 'Rhubarb Chard'
    £1.99 Buy
  • Kitchen garden cloche
    Kitchen garden cloche
    £46.99 Buy