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Heat Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.

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

Magenta SpreenOrganic Specialty Green Seed


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. Organically grown. Avg. 56,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 500 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2778GPacket  $4.20 
2778G1 Ounce  $15.75 
2778G1/4 Pound  $39.70 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   30

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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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.

Prevent disease with crop rotation and sanitation.

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

SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 56,800 seeds.

500 seeds, sows 20'.

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