Spinach Matador is a nice, dark green cooking spinach. A Victorian variety so tried and tested and eaten for over a century. Try a spinach and Roquefort tart or simply wilt with butter and nutmeg for a delicious side dish.
Mid-early variety. Compact plant with vigorous growing habit, with semi erect, dark green, tender leaves. Resistant to bolting so recommended for summer harvest. Victorian variety.
|Latin name||Spinacia oleracea|
|Planting indoors||Feb to May|
|Planting outdoors|| Mar to May|
Aug to Oct
|Planting||2.5 cm depth|
|Watering||Regular, moderate watering|
|Harvesting||Harvest the leaves continually once they're large enough to pick. To prevent the leaves tasting bitter make sure the soil is rich and contains plenty of organic matter.|
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