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Heat Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

For seeds, OG means "organically grown" and signifies seeds harvested from plants grown organically, without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides and according to National Organic Program standards.
For supplies, OG signifies products that are approved for use in growing certified organic crops; supplies are listed by the OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) when noted in the product description.

Salad Mix Component

Salad Mix Component

A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.

Magenta Spreen
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Magenta SpreenOrganic Specialty Green Seed

2778G

Product ID: 2778G

Unique color and leaf texture.

Young leaves and stem tips are "dusted" with beautiful iridescent magenta. Flavor is similar to Lamb's Quarter. Sow thickly and begin cutting when plants are 6-8" tall. Replant every couple of weeks to ensure a continuous harvest until frost. Organically grown. Avg. 56,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 500 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2778GPacket  $4.10 
2778G1 Ounce  $15.45 
2778G1/4 Pound  $38.90 
2778G1 Pound  $129.70 
Backordered until 02/23/15
2778G5 Pounds  $590.05 
Backordered until 02/23/15
2778G25 Pounds  $2,820.50 
Backordered until 02/23/15

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   30

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Heat Tolerant   Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies   Salad Mix Component  

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Growing Information

Magenta Spreen

CULTURE: Magenta Spreen does well in any well-drained soil. Tolerant of both hot and cold weather, it is best planted early spring through midsummer. Replant every couple of weeks to ensure a continuous harvest until frost.
For best germination when direct seeding, plant outdoors in early spring as soon as the ground can be worked. Sow 20 seeds per foot, covering 1/2", in rows 18-30" apart.
If transplanting, plant in moistened seed starting mix and refrigerate at 40°F (5°C) for 7 days to help break dormancy. After 7 days, grow seedlings at 60-80°F (16-27°C).
Winter Crops: In mild winter areas, sow in late summer. In cold regions, sow in late summer in the greenhouse or poly-tunnel. Add a fabric row cover in very cold weather.

DISEASES AND PESTS:
Prevent disease with crop rotation and sanitation.

HARVEST:
Pick leaves when plants reach 6-8" tall or more. The plants will continue to produce young, edible leaves.

SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 56,500 seeds.

PACKET:
500 seeds sows 20'.


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