Matador Spinach

BOTANICAL INTEREST

Dark green, smooth, oval-shaped leaves are a versatile addition to the kitchen! 'Matador' has great, sweet flavor as a mature plant, can also be enjoyed as a baby green in salad mixes, and has the perfect texture for cooked dishes, such as risotto. Productive plants yield smooth, easy-to-clean leaves. Grows especially well when sown for fall harvest. (approx. 220 seeds/pkt or enough for a 36 foot row)

This packet sows up to 36 feet.

Botanical Name: Spinacia oleracea

Days to Maturity: 28–48 days

Family: Amaranthaceae

Native: Southwest Asia

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual. Very cold hardy; fall-sown plants may overwinter even in climates with sub-zero temperatures.

Plant Dimensions: 6"–8" tall

Variety Information: Dark green, oval-shaped leaves. 'Matador' is cold hardy with sweet flavor; and slow to bolt in warm weather.

Attributes: Good for Containers, Heat Tolerant

Manufacturer part number: 0304