Spinach

VarietyDescriptionResistances (HR)Harvest
Donkey Semi-savoy summer spinach with nice round leaves. Used by many babyleaf producers. Pfs:1-11,13,15,16 Spring, Summer, Autumn
Kookaburra Semi-savoy spinach, slightly faster maturing than Donkey. Nice, upright stems for ease of harvest, especially during colder shoulder periods. Pfs:1-13,15 Spring, Summer, Autumn
SV3580VC Exceptionally dark green spinach with good vigour for the shoulder. Leaf is slightly smooth with good leaf. Very versatile allowing for a wide production window and can be used for both babyleaf and bunching markets. Pfs: 1-13,15,16 Spring, Summer, Autumn
SV2157VB Outstanding dark green, semi-savoy variety performing consistently well year after year. Highly uniform, heavy yielding and upright for ease of harvest. Superb field holding abilities, especially after periods of heavy rain. Market standard for babyleaf spinach. Pfs: 1-13,15,16 Spring, Summer, Autumn
SV2146VB Semi-savoy babyleaf spinach, with good heat tolerance during mid-summer. Dark green leaf and high yielding complementing SV2157VB with similar features. Pfs: 1-13,15,16 Spring, Summer, Autumn
Platypus Semi-savoy oriental dark green spinach with good leaf thickness, yielding well. Holds its shape well during cool periods and has quite a robust leaf. Pfs:1-15 Autumn, Winter
RS06683549 Dark green oriental spinach for winter production with high leaf count and yield at harvest. Pfs: 1-11,13,15 Winter
Auroch Vigorous, dark-green leaved oriental spinach with an upright growing habit. Suitable for baby-leaf production. Pfs: 1-12,14,16 Ir: 13 Winter
Rangitoto (SV5892)  New introduction from Seminis Seeds, Rangitoto is a high yielding Semi Savoy spinach that has a wide harvest window, although suits the warm shoulder period the best. Rangitoto has an attractive dark green colour and remains upright for easy harvest, even in cooler spells.  Pfs 1-16 Spring, Summer, Autumn
Magnetic  – Semi savoy mid summer variety, Magnetic has been used throughout the country for a few years now.  Magnetic produces excellent yield and quality through the warmest part of summer and has been a proven performer where high mildew resistance is required. Magnetic has thick Med/Dark green leaves, and the variety has enough vigour to maintain production into early Autumn.  Pfs 1-15, 17 Summer, Autumn
Hydrus  Semi Savoy variety from Nunhems, and available exclusively through Seed and Field Services. Hydrus best suits the shoulder periods (Autumn and Spring) and is adaptable enough to run through summer in some regions. Hydrus has thick glossy green leaves that remain upright even through cooler periods, for easy harvest. An excellent versatile option for growers need a variety with a full mildew package to grow through high pressure mildew periods. Pfs 1-17 Autumn, Spring
Tragopan  New introduction from Terranova seeds, Tragopan is a cool season smooth leaf Oriental variety with an upright growth habit and dark green leaf. Tragopan is a good option for growers who like the winter variety Auroch, but are look for a winter variety with a higher mildew resistance package. 1-15,17 Winter