Corvair Spinach Organic

Corvair Spinach Organic


40 days. A fast-growing variety with hybrid uniformity and exceptional disease resistance. Corvair's high-yielding plants produce attractive, oval leaves that are deep green, smooth and fleshy. With a vigorous, upright habit, the leaves remain cleanly off the ground, and the plants are slow to bolt. This cool weather variety is best planted in spring or fall. HR: DM 1-11, 13, 15-16.

   Hybrid Variety
Approximately 80 seeds per gram.
  • SP784/L
  • 5 grams Organic
  • $3.55

  • SP784/M
  • 14 grams Organic
  • $5.75

  • SP784/N
  • 5M Organic
  • $7.35

  • SP784/C
  • 25M Organic
  • $23.75

  • SP784/E
  • 100M Organic
  • $78.00
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Soil Temp for Germ.Days to EmergenceSeed DepthThin Plants ToSeed SpacingRow SpacingMin. Germ.Seed LifeSeeds per gramFertilizer Needs
45-75°F6-211/2"3-6"1"12"65%1 year≈ 80Low

Spinacia oleracea The Northwest's favorable conditions for spinach production allow us to focus our selection criteria on flavor, vigor, and bolt and disease resistance. The highest-protein vegetable, leafy spinach greens boast an unmatched, synergistic complement of vitamins, minerals, flavonoids and carotenoids that when combined, protect eyesight, help prevent the buildup of cholesterol, and target cancer-causing free radicals.

Days to maturity are calculated from date of direct seeding.

• Optimum soil pH range is 6.5-7.5
• Spinach grows best during cooler weather of early spring and fall
• Soil temperature above 80°F can cause erratic germination
• Bolting is caused by rising temperatures, day length and water stress; see specific varieties for bolt resistance
• Apply 1/2 cup of TSC's Complete fertilizer per 5 row feet, and 1 inch of compost

Direct Sowing
• For baby spinach sow 20-25 seeds per foot in a 2 inch wide furrow, in rows 6 inches apart, thin to 1 inch
• Sow July—September for a fall crop
• Sow late-August for an overwintering crop

Insects & Diseases
Common insects: Spinach leaf miners
Insect control: Spray eggs on underside of leaves with Neem oil or destroy any affected leaves and keep the surrounding area weeded
Common diseases: See chart below
Disease prevention: Plant in fertile soil and use a 3-4 year crop rotation

Harvest & Storage
• For baby greens, harvest at 3-4 inches
• Individual leaves may be harvested anytime
• Store at 36°F and 95% relative humidity

HR indicates high resistance.
IR indicates intermediate resistance.
BM | Blue Mold
CMV | Cucumber Mosaic Virus
DM* | Downy Mildew
WR | White Rust
* Numbers indicate specific disease race.