Spinach, Abundant Bloomsdale (Organic)
Spinacia oleracea. 45 days.
Glossy, thick, heavily savoyed, succulent leaves can get quite large while still maintaining a good, sweet flavor. Very dark green leaves have an upright growth habit for ease of harvest either as baby leaf or when mature. A little slower growing than other spinach but the flavor makes up for it. Plants are much more compact than flat leaf types. Cool-weather tolerant, also resists bolting in the heat. Abundant Bloomsdale is the result of a breeding project with the classic Bloomsdale crossed to a disease resistant variety called Evergreen. The resulting cross was then heavily re-selected by market farmer seed stewards in collaboration with the Organic Seed Alliance and John Navazio. A portion of the proceeds of this variety will go to further support Organic Seed Alliance breeding programs.
Seed produced at The Organic Farm School on Whidbey Island, Washington.