Spinach Red

← Part of Gourmet Vegies Supa Vege

It’s a fact of life, “fresh is best”.  There is simply no better way of having fresher vegetables packed with nutrients and fibre, than harvesting them right from your very own garden. Pohlmans Gourmet Vegetables® Spinach Red is easy to grow with reddish arrow-shaped leaves with fuchsia undersides.  Also known as French Spinach, the flavour is finer than that of green spinach.  Cut at approximately 20cm from the ground.

Care: Ideally, plant into a garden bed which is fertile, enriched in organic matter, and well drained.  Mulching is recommended to help conserve water.

Height: 180 cm

Plant Apart: 30 cm

Location: Full Sun

Harvest Time: 5 – 8 weeks

Health benefits of Spinach Red: 

– Highest vitamin rich vegetable of all. Includes – folate, Vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, C, K. Also high in iron

– Low fat content.  Lowers cholesterol which reduces heart attacks and strokes

– Anti-cancerous properties

– Red foods help memory function, and reduces skin damage from the sun