We just love the melt-in-your-mouth deep green leaves of Organic Butterflay Spinach, full of deep mineral succulence at any stage from baby leaf to full-size leaves. All spinach grows best in cool temperatures but Butterflay is exceptional, easily surviving uncovered in our gardens each winter. 175 seeds.
Direct Seed: Early spring & early fall, sow 10 seeds/foot, ½” deep & thin to 2 in rows 12” apart for full size plants. Sow 2 seeds/inch for baby spinach, harvest in 3-5 weeks.
Transplant: Early spring & late summer indoors, sow 2 seeds/cell thinned to 1. Harden off (reduce water & temp 3-7 days) before transplanting out at full-size spacing below.
- Sowing Date: early Spring & early Fall
- Seed Depth: 1/2 inch
- Days to Germination: 5 days at 77°F, 21 days at 50°F
- Days to Maturity: 20 days to baby, 45 days to full size
- Plant spacing after thinning: 5-6 inches