This is a dark green and fast growing variety of perpetual spinach. It is a member of the beet family and also goes by the name 'leaf beet'. It tastes similar to real spinach, although it's milder and slightly bitter.
Pots, tubs and window boxes
- Plant in full sun and well-fertilised soil
- Plant 20cm apart
- Harvest in 4 to 6 weeks
- Pick outer leaves, leaving the inner ones intact so the plant keeps producing